Maritza Furillo

I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and have been a buckeye for 34 years! I am a mom of two young men and my husband is also a Spanish teacher for Pickerington Central and North! I am a graduate of The Ohio State University and I started teaching in 1991. I look forward to my 13th year here in Pickerington!


Certification in Mentoring Teachers (2013)

MA in English Education (7 - 12) (2006) from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

National Educational Consultant of the Year Award from Holt, Rinehart, and Winston Publishers (1997)

Dual BS in English and Foreign Language Education (7 - 12) 1991 from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Certification in Reading (K-12) 1994 from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Additional Information

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, reading, biking, walking,

jogging, drawing/painting, photography, cooking/baking, frisbee golf


Song: "América" by José Luis Perales

Book: The Bible

Movies: Fireproof, Courageous and War Room

Place to Visit: The Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum in Kentucky

Food: My husband's and mine
(Italian, Mexican) His pizza is
the best!
Web Site: Answers in Genesis

Places to visit: The Creation Museum and The Ark Encounter in Kentucky