Bill has two masters degrees in education, and also has an Educational Specialist Degree from Nova Southeastern. As Bill enters his 11th year of teaching, he is currently finishing his dissertation for his doctorate degree. He is a language arts and social studies teacher at Florida City Miami Community Charter School. Bill became involved in the system of care when he took on the role of a non-relative caregiver to one of his students. Over the past 10 years, he has been a committed caregiver to around 90 children, most of which have been teenagers. His area of expertise is in dealing with this challenging teen population. He has adopted 5 teens: Edwin, Lawrence Giovanni, John and Fabian. He was named Foster Parent of The Year in 2013.