Mr. Oneto was born in Portland, Maine and raised in New England. He graduated from Mohawk Trail Regional High School, Buckland, Massachusetts in 1976 and later attended Southern Connecticut State University and the University of New Haven. Mr. Oneto obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Southern Connecticut State University. Mr. Oneto also received an endorsement in Special Education in 1991. Mr. Oneto taught Special Education and English as a Second Language in Clark County Nevada for eleven years. While teaching in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mr. Oneto obtained his Master’s Degree in Education in 1998. Mr. Oneto began teaching at Timberlake Senior High School in 2004.