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    My name is Kristen Masciantonio.  Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I attended the University of Pittsburgh where I obtained both my undergraduate degree and master's degree in education.  My favorite college memories are working for the University of Pittsburgh Child Development Center and cheering for the university.  I'm a huge Pittsburgh Steeler fan......bleed black and gold........although both of my children root strickly for the Eagles.  I started my teaching career in Pittsburgh in 2000.  I was an instructional support teacher for 1 year in Mt. Lebanon School District and taught fourth grade for 7 years in Burrell School District.  When my husband was transferred for work, we relocated to Bucks County.  I taught sixth grade for 6 years at Groveland. I took a few years off teaching while my daughter battled a brain tumor.  I'm happy to share that she is off treatment, doing well and continues to get a little stonger each day.  My family is everything to me.  My husband works for a private equity company and enjoys coaching sports.  Our son Dominic is 8 years old.  He's the sweetest big brother.  He loves all Philadelphia sports, wrestling, playing soccer, doing math and Pokemon.  Gianna, our little super hero, is 4 years old.  She loves playing with other kids, painting, drawing, riding horses and Shimmer and Shine.  In any free time, I enjoy helping kids battling pediactric cancer, practicing yoga and shopping.  I love teaching.  I'm proud to be your teacher this year.