As a native New Yorker, Ms. Bencosme has worked in school operations in NYC prior to joining The Winchendon School community. As a natural explorer and lover of cultures, she has traveled around the globe. Ms. Bencosme’s passion for education led her to teach English as a foreign language in Spain. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Hunter College and TEFL from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. During her free time, she enjoys hiking, exploring new cities, and spending time with loved ones. Ms. Bencosme is excited to be an incoming faculty member at TWS NYC!”
Favorite Quote: “Since life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.” – Simon Raven
Superpower of choice: Teleportation!
Song to start the day: “On Top of the World” – Imagine Dragons
Favorite escape and book that Ms. Bencosme would take with her: “Platja del Bogatell in Barcelona, Spain and I would take The Four Agreements. There’s nothing better than the sound of the waves and a good read.
Favorite pastime: Hiking! “I love that feeling when you have reached the top and get to admire the view from above.”
“Bucket List” trip that Ms. Bencosme would like to take: Backpack along the east coast of Australia!