Ariel is a Penn State Alumni with a BS degree in Human Development and Family studies. She is a State College native has lived there her entire life and loves the area. She has a passion for young children and enjoys helping them grow and aid them in their exploration to learn about the world. She loves the environment that Hort Woods offers and the experiences she's had and can share with the children at the center. In her time away, she enjoys camping, being outdoors and spending quality time with family.