Susana graduated with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary Education from UMKC with an emphasis in Urban Education in May 2015. She moved through her undergraduate schooling as a part of the Institute for Urban Education at UMKC. She then received her Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) from Webster University in 2017. Since receiving her Bachelor's in 2015, Susana has taught 6th grade at Gladstone Elementary in Northeast with Kansas City Public Schools. This school year began her 4th year of teaching.
Susana’s passion has always been to teach and serve in the community where she grew up. She teaches at a school in the neighborhood where she grew up and where she plans to live. Susana is proud to serve the community of youth and families that are a reflection of her family and background.