Paula Fortuna
Paula grew up in Westchester and Fairfield Counties and earned a BS from St Lawrence University in Psychology and English.  After working for several years at Simon & Schuster and Macmillan, Paula went to Sacred Heart University to get a master’s degree and become certified as an English teacher.  Prior to joining the faculty at CGS, she taught at Washington Irving High School in NYC and New Canaan High School.  Paula is an enthusiastic learner of world cultures, has been a grant recipient and fellow at the Connecticut Writing Project, Fund for Teachers, Norwalk Education Foundation & National Council of Teachers of Asia, and has travelled to 65 countries.  The recent graduates presented Ms. Fortuna with the student-voted “Most Globally-infused Curriculum” Award.  In addition, Paula is interested in animal conservation and environmental sustainability.  Two of her three children have attended CGS, and she lives in the neighborhood.  

Ms. Fortuna teaches World Literature 1 and IB Language and Literature Y2 and can be reached at: