Mrs. Surowiec (formally Miss Leswing!) is a graduate of Rowan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Writing Arts, as well as a Special Education Endorsement.

Mrs. Surowiec began her teaching career in 2009. She has experience as a substitute teacher, as well as teaching pre-school, kindergarten, second, third, and fourth grade.

Mrs. Surowiec believes that every child has the potential to overcome their obstacles given the right tools and support. Mrs. Surowiec is a life-long learner enthusiastic to share her love of learning with her students. Mrs. Surowiec aims to create a safe environment where children work together and aren’t afraid to make mistakes throughout the learning process.

 "The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn." John Lubbock