Mrs. Caruso grew up in Corning, NY. She attended the University of Rochester for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She has a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Psychology and a Master's degree in Teaching, Curriculum, and Change in Adolescent Chemistry. She has been a certified public school teacher for the past 12 years in New York, North Carolina, and Massachusetts, teaching a variety of levels of chemistry. This is her second year at Notre Dame High School. She teaches one section of Environmental Science and three sections of Regents Chemistry. Mrs. Caruso is happy to be back in her hometown with her husband, two young boys, and crazy dog.