First grade is a wonderful year full of adventures in learning. We work hard to build a classroom community where all students feel safe, cared for, and are willing to take risks in their learning. Come join us!

About the Teacher:

  • This is my 25th year of teaching.
  • 1992-1993 Echo Lake Elementary
  • 1993-1994 Woodway Elementary
  • 1994-2001 Edmonds Elementary
  • 2001-2006 Echo Lake Elementary
  • 2006-2017 Syre Elementary
  • Associates of Arts: Shoreline Community College
  • B.A. in Psychology: Seattle Pacific University
  • Teaching Certificate: Seattle Pacific University
  • M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction: Lesley University
  • Hobbies: I love to travel, antique, bake, and spend time with my family and friends!

I just celebrated a first anniversary to my husband, Arlen this past summer. We took a fun trip to North Carolina and did a lot of shopping for antique "treasures."  Together we love spending time with our growing family that includes five grandchildren! We adore them.  :)

This year, our classroom is fortunate to welcome Amrit Kaur, our intern form the UW Bothell's teaching program. The students enjoy having two teachers and she is a real asset to our program.

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