Rodia Casado joined Chapin in 2002 as the Assistant to the Head of Upper School. Ms. Casado earned both a computer technical support certification and an associate's degree in computer network operations at the Katharine Gibbs School of New York and is currently pursuing a B.S./M.S degree in Psychology and Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2, at Mercy College. She has taught various software programs to children and adults in after-school programs as well as at computer learning centers. Away from Chapin, Ms. Casado currently volunteers at soup kitchens at various NYC churches, and as an event planner and coordinator at local schools. She enjoys both literature and films, and spending time with her family.