Tricia is a Belizean national. She graduated with a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Music from Santa Clara University in California, USA. She completed her post baccalaureate teacher certification at Armstrong Atlantic State University, now Georgia Sou thern. Upon completion she held a Georgia State Professional Teacher Certification, with gifted endorsement . She has spent the last six years teaching mathematics at King' s Academy, Jordan . Prior to that, she has taught in the United States and Belize. In her free time she enjoys participating in her online book club, crochet, and traveling to new places.