Mrs. DiPaola has been teaching kindergarten or first grade at St. Patrick School since 1993. Before teaching, she attended St. Bonaventure University where she received a BA in Sociology. After working for St. Bonaventure University for 5 years as a college admissions counselor, she decided to attend Dowling College where she received a MS in Elementary Education. Her first teaching position was as a kindergarten teacher at St. Joseph School.
She lives with her husband, Chris and her children, Christopher and Alison in Selden. Her son Christopher attends Holy Cross College where he is majoring in Mathematics /Ecomonics. Her daughter Alison is a freshman at the University of Tampa.