She is a cum laude graduate of Bachelor in Secondary Education major in Computer Technology at the University of Santo Tomas. She also completed academic units in Master of Special Education major in Giftedness at the Philippine Normal University in the Philippines. 

In the US, she received her Master in Science Teaching at the New Mexico Mining and Technology Institute in Socorro, New Mexico, USA. She is also in the process of finishing the post degree certificate of completion for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with the Central New Mexico Community College in the US and Doctor of Education Major in Educational Management at National University in the Philippines.

She worked as a college computer instructor, systems account manager, and high school teacher in the Philippines. 

In the US, she worked as a special education teacher and IEP writer/special education facilitator in states of Lousiana and New Mexico, and education administrator and Results Driven Accountability (RDA) project director from 2015-2018 with the New Mexico Public Education Department.

Currently, she serves as Special Education Instructional Facilitator (SEIF) in the Silver State.


She owns an employment facilitation agency, Teach-USA where she helps Filipino teachers be highly qualified to teach in the US and change their lives under the J1 or H1B visa. 

Please feel free to join the Teach-USA's FB pages at Pinoy Teacher's Stories and Teach-USA.

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Gemma is a certified Transformational Coach and Infinite Possibilities Certified Trainer.

She facilitates leadership training, training of the mind, and transformational seminars to students, young professionals, and adults.

She aims to continue to fulfill her mission of bringing out the best in people as it brings out the best in her.

She is a miracle believer, a life-long learner, and a self-determination advocate. 

Let her know how she can be of service to your team, group, school, or company.