Welcome to 7th grade!!
My name is Nicole Kooiman, and I am delighted to start my 8th year as a Santan Stormer!! I was born in Des Moines, Iowa but I lived in Mesa, Arizona for most of my life. I graduated from Dobson High School and went on to Arizona State University to get my Bachelor's in Elementary Education. Soon after, I completed all of the requirements for getting my endorsement in middle school mathematics. I am currently part of the "Teachers in Industry" STEM program at the U of A where I'm getting my Master's Degree while also interning with APS during the summers! I began my teaching career at Frye Elementary in Chandler. I also spent three years at Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary teaching 5th grade.
My husband and I have 2 mini stormers. Our oldest, Jacob, is in 4th grade, and our youngest, Reagan, is in 2nd. In my free time, I enjoy watching movies, reading, and going to Disneyland!
Get ready for an exciting year in math as we become awesome problem solvers!!