• About Mrs. Velarde...

    Position: Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Team/Department: Preschool

    Room: 2

    Phone: (480) 883-4724

    Email: Mrs. Velarde

    Mrs. Velarde

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    Welcome to Santan Pre-K, Room 2!

    My Education and Professional Background

    My name is Leticia Velarde, or Ms.Tish to my preschoolers. I have many years teaching experience in the early childhood and special education. I hold a M.Ed. in Special Education and Special Ed. Pre-K as well as an B.A. in Education. I am so very honored to be your child's classroom teacher.

    My Educational Philosophy

    My pedagogy is that all students have opportunities to learn in an environment that promotes self-determination, self-advocacy, exploration, and discovery. Hands on learning that focuses on cooperative and collaborative engaging activities.