Beka holds dual bachelor degrees in Deaf Education and Elementary Education. She also holds a Masters of Education teaching High School English. Beka has worked in both the hearing and Deaf fields for over 27 years. Her focus has been in Deaf Education at the high school level for the past 17 years with subjects including Algebra, English, Computer Technology and Health. Beka currently lives with her boyfriend, three kids, and yellow Lab in Westfield, MA. When she is not teaching, she enjoys gardening, crocheting, riding her Indian Scout, and collecting rocks.