For 3 years I taught in a low income school district in Phoenix, Arizona. I taught kindergarten for 2 years as well as 3rd Grade ELD (English Language Developer).
My goal as a teacher is to get to know who my students are and learn how I can reach into their little brains and make something click. I believe every child has the ability to be something great. It is my job to build their confidence so that they reach out and grab their dreams.
Arizona Educators Proficiency Assessments (AEPA) Early Childhood Professional Knowledge: Passed July 2010 Early Childhood Content Knowledge: Passed July 2010 Elementary Professional Knowledge: Passed July 2009 Elementary Content Knowledge: Passed July 2009 Structured English Immersion Endorsement Early Childhood Endorsement Arizona State University, 2009 Spalding Trained in Spalding’s Writing Road to Reading (45 hour professional development course) Professional Engagement: Leadership Academy (high potential district staff) PTO Liaison (empowering parents is a passion) Teacher Retention Team (district turnover reduction task force)
For my undergraduate coursework I earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University in May 2008. After a short professional stint in outdoor advertising I pursued my passion for educating children by obtaining a Masters in Elementary Education from the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University in December 2009.
I'm an early childhood educator, married to my husband Matthew Snowden, and living in Phoenix, Arizona with two adorable dogs. We have a son on the way who will be joining us in November! I look forward to staying home with him for a few years :)
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