Vanessa Torres began her journey at Strong Foundations as an ABA therapist and quickly moved up to becoming a teachers assistant in the Preschool ABA program. Vanessa earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Special Education from Liberty University in 2019. Vanessa studied special education in order to make a difference and encourage children that they can do anything they set their mind to. Overcoming her own challenges with dyslexia has pushed and motivated her to teach others the sky is the limit. Vanessaʼs experience with children includes working with foster children, a teacher in a summer program, and tutoring a child with a learning disability. When not working Vanessa loves spending time with her family and enjoying time with her nephews and niece. She is a dog mom to a toy poodle named Jacoby. Vanessa loves to travel, going to concerts, and amusements parks. Vanessaʼs passions also include dance and is the dance leader in her church. She also is a big fan of the Boston Red Sox.