PBLC Program Manager & Kids Can Cook Summer Camp Manager
Indigo Ocean knew from an early age that she was interested in teaching, but was going to teach differently than the convention. She grew up in Schenectady with parents who both worked as public school teachers and encouraged their children to go into academia. As a teenager, she volunteered for the local ARC and was drawn to working with people with special needs.
“I was interested in people who didn’t fit into the typical framework,” Indigo said. “There are many kids who really excel in ways they might not otherwise just by changing the setting. There is so much learning to be done outside of the classroom.”
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