PreK/K Transition Coach
Start Date: September 2019
Role at Book Harvest: Wilma supports families as they transition to PreK and Kindergarten in their last two years of the Book Babies program.
Favorite Children’s Book Right Now: “We Are Water Protectors” written by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade.
Likes & Loves: Wilma enjoys getting her hands dirty in her garden and tending to her houseplants. She loves going on hikes with her family and their dog, Joy.
Where she studied: B.A. in Sociology and African-American History from Fordham University, 2015. MA from Relay Grad School of Education-New Orleans, 2018.
Experience: Wilma was a Jumpstart AmeriCorps team member and team leader all 4 years she attended Fordham. She taught Kindergarten in New Orleans for three years while pursuing her master’s degree.
What she’s hopeful for: She’s hopeful she will be able to visit her family in Puerto Rico soon so they can meet her daughter, Isabel!