Cera's Bio


Cera-Jann "CJ" Giles            
Instructional Coach
Brooklyn North NYCDOE Borough Office
Telephone: (718) 935-5661

C-J is a K-8 ELA School Improvement Coach dedicated to serving the instructional and social emotional needs of diverse learners. Her work supports dynamic classrooms that build reading, writing and critical thinking skills for all students. Prior to joining the BNFSC, she was a middle school ENL teacher and Literacy Coach in Brooklyn. She has a passion for creating professional learning opportunities that deepen educators’ understanding of culturally responsive pedagogy, data driven planning, and project based learning opportunities. C-J earned her bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University and a Master’s in Education from CUNY City College before becoming a LEAP Apprentice and completing her administrative certification at Bank Street College of Education.