|Subject / Grade:||2nd Grade|
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Welcome to Second Grade! I’m so excited to have you in my class! We are going to have a great year where we learn and grow together. I absolutely love Auxier and couldn’t imagine teaching anywhere else. My greatest loves are my husband of 18 years and our three girls. Two of them are now in high school and my youngest is a student at Auxier. We love to travel as often as we can or just stay home.
My Education and Professional Background
I grew up in the East Valley, graduated from Mountain View in Mesa, then receive my Education degree from ASU, and taught until my oldest daughter was born. I was a stay at home mom for a season, but when my youngest started school I retuned to the classroom as a substitute. Substituting allowed me to teach in classrooms across the country as my husband’s job took us to both California and Iowa before returning home to Arizona. I also have provided after school tutoring for elementary students
My Educational Philosophy
The driving philosophy of my teaching is “They don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.” In my room my first priority is that my kids know I deeply care about them, that school is a safe place, and they are excited to learn each day. I believe that when you believe in your students they will believe in themselves. All children can learn, but sometimes it’s in different ways and at different rates, and that’s okay. When they walk through my door they join Team Weber where
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