• About Mr. Mike Benson...

    Position: 5th Grade Math and Science

    Room: 35

    Phone: 480-883-4465

    Email: Mr. Mike Benson

    Mr. Mike Benson

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    Welcome to 5th grade! I look forward to working with you and having fun with our fascinating fifth grade curriculum!

    My Education and Professional Background

    I began teaching in 1984 and I have been teaching at Basha since 2018. I earned my bachelor's and master's degrees from ASU, followed by 60 additional graduate credits. My Arizona Department of Education endorsements are in the categories of English as a Second Language, Reading, and provisional Gifted. My teaching experience is in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, and Gifted grades 3-6. Previous to teaching in Chandler, I taught in Mesa Public Schools.

    My Educational Philosophy

    Challenge children in a caring and creative environment and they will reach their academic potential.

    The Choice is Yours! Why Choose Basha Elementary?

    Basha Elementary is made up of highly competent and nurturing teachers with a wide range of experience focused on bringing about the best in each child.