Ms. Gerardi graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in Theater Arts and a BA in Technical Theater in 2006; She graduated from Columbia University with a BA in English soon after. In addition to a thriving post-grad career in theater, both on and off Broadway, she began teaching English and Language Arts, taking after her mother, who has been an English and History teacher in New Jersey for 42 years.
After student-teaching at Montclair Kimberly Academy, she spent six years teaching English at Pioneer Academy of Science. In January of 2013, she finally found her home and family at Newark Boys Chorus School. She says, "As soon as I walked through the doors for my interview, I knew I belonged here."
Ms. Gerardi is also a published author. She's released four mystery novels with BK Publishing, available through Barnes and Noble's website, Amazon, and iTunes.