Joanne Ocasio By joanneocasio Aug 24, 1966 Birth I was born in Queens New York. Aug 1, 1971 Moved to Philadelphia My parents moved to Philadelphia when I was 5 years old. Jul 10, 1979 Moved to Puerto Rico My parents moved to Puerto Rico. I was 13 years old. Aug 13, 1979 Learn to speak and write in Spanish I went to school in Puerto Rico where learning a new language in term of reading and writing was very difficult. Nov 22, 1982 Married In 1982 I got married which I am still married to the same man. For 29 years wow! Jun 11, 1984 My graduation I could not go to my graduation activities because I had gave birth to my baby boy. Aug 11, 1984 My son first son was born My first son was born i was only 17 years old but it was a lovely expereince. Sep 9, 1991 English teacher I began to teach English to fourth grade students and since then I have been teaching the same grade. Aug 1, 2010 Teaching first grade In 2010 I had to teach English to first grade students and this year to . Sep 22, 2012 Bilingual Cerification Now I am taking my cerification in Bilingual education at the Sagrado Corazon University. Wow is a very big challenge but I am going to make it.