Sheila Oliveri is a COCA early childhood instructor. Oliveri incorporates drama, cultural, culinary, and visual arts into her COCA classes, teaching children from 3 years through grade 5. She is also a published writer, specializing in children's fiction and non-fiction for adults. She earned a B.A. in theatre and communication arts from Fontbonne University and has more than 12 years experience teaching in the St. Louis area.