First-year, 4th-grade teacher. Student taught 4th-grade. Practicum experience, grades K and 5. Augustine Literacy Project Certified, Grade 2. Coach Write Certified, Grades 1 and 2.
A teacher at an A+ (arts integration), Title I School. I am a proponent of using the arts and whole body learning (such as song and dance) to teach. I support a culturally responsive pedagogy with the use of funds of knowledge (encouraging students' to bring their cultural and linguistic identities into the school setting). I am a strong advocate for working with families and communities in order to educate the holistic child.
Graduated with honors from the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Honors Thesis entitled, "Latino/a Students' Funds of Knowledge: A Look at Home Literacy and the Opportunity for School Incorporation"
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Major in Elementary Education with a concentration in Language Arts, minor in English
Dance teacher, middle and high school