Education: Connecticut College – B.A.; Columbia University– M.S.
Elizabeth Aiello is native to the NYC area, born in the city and raised in New Jersey. She is a passionate educator in the field of mental health and student support services. Ms. Aiello received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Hispanic Studies at Connecticut College and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work at Columbia University.
Since 2013, Ms. Aiello has been a school school worker at Harlem Village Academies High School where she mindfully lead students, faculty and parents through personal and school-based challenges. Throughout her time there, Ms. Aiello built expertise in managing school crises, teaching restorative practices, establishing parent partnerships and developing academic and behavioral interventions that meet the individual needs of the student.
Ms. Aiello sees working with youth as her life’s work and calling and truly believes education should be the avenue through which empathy, healing and justice are promoted. Ms. Aiello threads her mission for human rights through her counseling, mentorship and volunteer endeavors. As a lifelong learner, Ms. Aiello spends her spare time reading, traveling and enjoying all that NYC has to offer.