I have been teaching elementary grades for 29 years! I began teaching 2nd then 4th grade in an inner-city school in York, Pennsylvania. I moved to Las Vegas in 1999 and spent the next 6 years teaching 4th grade at a very nice private school. I came back to public education and taught kindergarten for 9 years. Looking for a new adventure I transferred to a rural school outside of Las Vegas. Here I taught a 2nd and 3rd grade combination class. We are very much like a one room school house with 3 rooms. I recently accepted the position of Literacy Specialist for my school. I provide training for teachers and staff as well as pull groups of students for remediation, enrichment, or whatever they need.
I like to use teachable moments. I plan the day and lessons carefully. However I am open to making adjustments as needed. I teach children not lessons.
I have been recognized many times by peers and supervisors for various school and district wide awards through the years including the Cattleman's Association for teacher of the year candidate.
York College of PA (Undergrad) Penn State Universtiy (Masters Ed.) UNLV (post Masters work) Tuoro University (post Masters work)
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