Kindergarten-2nd Grade Diverse Learner Teacher
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I grew up in West Rogers Park and attended Chicago Public Schools PreK-High School! I have attended Stockton, Daniel Boone, Taft Academic Center, and Lincoln Park High School. I have always been interested in the arts, taking ballet, art, and music classes throughout my educational years. Now, I enjoy taking various art classes to continue spending time exploring the creative world.
I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012 and received a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education with a Special Education Approval. In 2014, I received my English as a Second Language Endorsement. I began my teaching journey in 2013 at Emiliano Zapata Academy as an Early Childhood Education Special Education Teacher for my first 4 years in grades PreK-1. I absolutely cherish these first years that have solidified my calling of teaching the little ones. I continued my teaching journey closer to home from 2018, joining Bateman Elementary. I am thrilled to be part of this community that advocates for inclusion classrooms PreK-8th grade.
Outside of school and in my free time, I enjoy traveling with my husband and friends, eating savory and sweet foods, board games, puzzles, and arts and craft projects.
For the 2019 -2020 school year I will be working as an inclusion teacher for Kindergarten Literacy/Math, 1st grade Literacy, and as a resource teacher for 2nd Grade Literacy. I am excited to work with our primary school students to prepare them to be life long learners and successful in their communities. As Bateman moves towards a fully inclusive school many more students will be seeing two teachers in their classroom! What an exciting year!
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