Mrs. Dyer began teaching in 1994. She was hired to teach 7th and 8th grade Reading/Literacy/Literature. After two years teaching middle school, she moved to elementary. She spent two years teaching Third grade, then her ideal position became available - 2nd Grade! Most of her teaching career was spent in the Second Grade classroom. With so many years in the classroom, she saw the need for children to grasp self-regulation skills and emotional accountability. She then co-created a curriculum that is now called L.E.E. (Literacy Experiences in Education). In this curriculum, she teaches yoga, mindfulness, literature, STEM and checks out library books! This is a Pre-K-4th grade position, so teaching can scaffold year after year. She also teaches Second and Third Grade Ace Academics, and couldn't be more pleased with her career.
I always accentuate the positive in all students. Positive reinforcement has always been my preferred method of operation. I have an open communication with parents and families.I focus on the good. Always. I believe in children taking risks and making mistakes in a supportive atmosphere. I encourage community within my classroom. I encourage self-discovery, kindness, courage, and love. I have the utmost respect for children.:)
Mrs. Dyer has earned Teacher of the Year for the 2009-2010 school year in her district. She has been a mentor teacher to two first year colleagues. She has hosted a student teacher, who landed a Second Grade teaching position promptly after graduating. Mrs. Dyer has presented at the Yoga and Mindfulness Consortium at Rowan University in 2018. The topic was Empowerment, Mindfulness and Self-regulation Through Yoga and Children’s Literature. She has served as her wing chairperson for ten years, leading her Second Grade team members.
Mrs. Dyer graduated from Wilkes University with degrees in Psychology, Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. She is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Instructor.
The L.E.E curriculum is extremely unique. I am honored to teach in a school district that has respect for families and children to explore such a curricula. I have been teaching in this district for my entire career, so now I'm teaching children of former students. I am blessed to call some former students colleagues as well.