Mr. Ballachino has been teaching at Tapestry Charter School since 2011. He has worked with grades 5 & 6 in the capacity of a Consultant and Resource Room Teacher. The 2016-17 school allowed Mr. Ballachino to co-teach 5th grade. Mr. Ballachino graduated from Canisius College with a BS in Elementary/Special Education and French. He also holds a Master of Science in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Canisius College. He holds certifications in Special Education, General Education, Foreign Language – French, and TESOL. Dominic’s goal is to make each student confident and motivated in their learning in and outside of the classroom. When not teaching, Dominic enjoys working in the real estate industry and traveling the world.