Claudia graduated High School in her native Germany and moved to Florida in 1999. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University. Claudia is certified to teach high school math and is endorsed for gifted education. She presently teaches 3rd grade gifted at H.L. Johnson Elementary in Royal Palm Beach. Claudia loves teaching and has been nominated for the prestigious Dwyer Award of Excellence in Education by her peers. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and running.