First Grade Meet the Teacher/Curriculum Night is Thursday, July 18th from 4:45-5:25
Hi! My name is Stephanie Raphael and I am extremely excited to be teaching first grade at Riggs Elementary! I grew up in Southern California and I moved to Arizona to attend college. I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University. After graduating from the University of Arizona, I taught second grade for two years in the Washington Elementary School District. When I decided to teach in Chandler, I also decided to move grade levels as well. I absolutely love teaching first grade! This will be my fourteenth year teaching first grade in the Chandler Unified School District. When I am not teaching, I love to travel, shop, and spend time with my family and friends. I am so thrilled to have the opportunity to teach another group of first grade students and I look forward to a fantastic year!