About Roach...
Subject / Grade Special Education 8 and Read180
Room: 25
Phone: (480)883-5318
Email: Roach
"When the going gets tough, the tough get going."
-- Anonymous

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Welcome to Andersen Junior High! Our school has a variety of diverse programs to meet your child's specific educational needs.

My Education and Professional Background

I received a B.A. in Political Science from Siena College in 1983. I was certified to teach Social Studies from the State University of New York At New Paltz in 1988 I received a M.A. in Education from the State University of New York in 1992. I received my Arizona teaching certificate in 1996 after moving here from New York. I am certified to teach Elementary, Education, Secondary Education in Social Studies and Special Education K-12.

My Educational Philosophy

I believe in challenging students to put forth their best effort on a daily basis in a safe learning environment where I can employ my sense of humor to connect with students and make them feel comfortable in my classroom.

The Choice is Yours!  Why Choose AJHS?

Andersen is a diverse community of students that reflects present day society. Here students learn to work together despite cultural differences that may be present.

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