As a Chicago Public School teacher of thirteen years, and a current middle school science teacher at Bateman Elementary, I am committed to the progress and development of all students. I am honored to work with such a wide range of students and dedicated staff members. As such, I maintain a unique perspective of what challenges our students face, as they are required to demonstrate growth academically. I also know first hand the dedication , perseverance, and continued professional development that are required by all teachers and other staff members in order to maintain comprehensive instruction for all students. For this reason, as well as my strengths in listening asking questions, and working as a productive team member. Bateman School is focused on providing leadership in education to our community and my goal is to same on our Local School Council.