Mrs. Velez is a full time counselor at Mazie Gable Elementary. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from University of Notre Dame, Maryland. She received a Master's in Science, with a concentration in School Counseling, from McDaniel College. In her spare time she enjoys taking Yoga classes, riding her bike on the Rail Trail, gardening, and cooking for family and friends. She and her husband are avid travelers during the summer months. She has participating in Learning Tours of Central America, and the Amazon River in Ecuador.