Addie Placido was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Human Development and Family Science.
For 3 of her 4 years at UGA, Addie was an “America Reads” tutor for local elementary school students. This experience instilled in her a passion for education and a great desire for helping others. She gained additional experience in education during the summer of 2014 as a teaching assistant for middle schoolers in the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) at Davidson College in North Carolina.
During her senior year, Addie was able to explore her interests in nonprofit work by serving as a marketing and public relations intern for the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. She was also an active member of Zeta Tau Alpha International Women’s Fraternity all 4 years at UGA.
At Urbana Adult Education, Addie works in student services, assists with the CNA program, teaches the APL Computerized Keyboarding units, and co-facilitates the Career Cruising program.
Addie’s outside interests include cooking, interior design, reading, and travel. She is excited to be a part of the Urbana Adult Education Center!