Mary Jo Vassallo
Special Education Teacher
Mary Jo Vassallo earned her Bachelors degree in Interdepartmental Speech Communications and then obtained teacher licensure as a Special Education teacher with emphasis in Specific Learning Disabilities for grades K-12 from St. Cloud State University. She has spent over 10 years of teaching in the Special Education field in various school settings working with children with a variety of disabilities. She is very excited about being a part of Fit Academy. She strongly believes the whole child should be recognized so there is success in academics. The school is preparing the whole student for life and empowering them in three developmental areas: Fitness, Intellect, and Teamwork. In her free time, Mary Jo enjoys spending time with her two children; Andrew and Jenna. Andrew is attending his second year of college at Normandale Community College and Jenna will be attending the University of Minnesota as a freshman. She also enjoys gardening, fishing, and golfing. She also enjoys spending time witnh Sasha, her 14- year old pug. She loves children and truly has a passion for teaching.