Get to Know Ms. Finnin!

Ava Kang

Interview with Mrs. Finnin

By Ava Kang

Q: How many years have you been teaching? Where did you start?

A: This is my 14th year. I started at St. Catherine’s Academy, then taught at Valley Stream Central High School

Q: What is the hardest part about teaching?

A: The hardest part of teaching is making it relevant to the students

Q: Do you enjoy your job at CP?

A: I love it! Carle Place is such a nice community!


Q: What are your hobbies outside of school?

A: I love to do yoga, I am a paddle boarder, and I run. I also like to garden.

Q: Did you always want to be a teacher?

A: Yeah, pretty much. I loved all of my teachers.

Q: What college did you study at?

A: St Michaels College in Burlington, Vermont


Q: If you had 1 wish, what would you ask for?

A: Finally cure cancer.


Q: Why do you want to teach?

A: To make information make sense and feel relevant to kids!