Regina Fallah-Hausman was born and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa. She migrated to the United States at age 16. She earned a bachelor's and master's degree in social work.
When her daughter was diagnosed with subtle signs of Down Syndrome, this ignited her drive to become a Special Education teacher. She earned a Master degree in Special education because she wanted to become her child’s teacher and advocate.
Regina is now in her 15th year of teaching. She currently teaches at John V. Lindsay Wildcat Charter High School. She also serves as an Educational consultant in a few African countries including Kenya, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In addition, she is also a trained Behavior Technician (RBT) working specifically with children on the autism spectrum. Regina is also a self-learned artist. In this era of heightened awareness of our environment, she is been incorporating recycling art in her teaching strategies. Also, her students are provided the environment wherein they can express their creativity in recycling and sustainability through artworks, thereby helping them become avid advocates of preserving their environment, community and the world as a whole.
Her role as an educator is to help students and schools by developing, modifying and following the right type of curriculum that accommodates varied students’ abilities to meet their highest potential.
Her role of working with schools in Africa is to help in training teachers the right methods of engaging students thereby increasing intelligence levels and learning outcomes and goals and gaining reputation for schools.