After graduating from Liceo classico Maria Teresa moved to Rome to enrol at Università LUMSA. She earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology (cum laude) with an experimental thesis on preschool learning.
She went on to complete a postgraduate course as School Activity coordinator.
In 2022 she earned her M.A in Education sciences. She is currently in the process of earning a further M.A. in primary education at Rome-based LUMSA.
Always eager to broaden her knowledge base, Maria Teresa is a passionate scholar of childhood learning who thrives on facing as many educational challenges as possible.
Maria Teresa has been involved in numerous education charities, and worked with SEN children at Rome-based Istituto Leonarda Vaccari. In 2018 she moved back to Basilicata and taught as a preschool teacher in Viggiano.
Maria Teresa has been teaching at St Philip School since 2021.