Years teaching: 1½
School/subject taught: Grant Wood, 5th grade
College background: UNI Elementary Education
What got you into teaching? "I grew up in a family of teachers and wanted to be part of a helping profession."
What is one of your favorite moments as a teacher? "Experiencing the difference in grade levels. I really enjoying connecting with the 5th graders and having great conversations."
What has been the biggest challenge in the wake of COVID-19? "Getting used to the online learning platform we’re using."
How have you made adjustments/what are you doing differently as a result? "I’m getting better at using my school time effectively and figuring out how to best communicate with parents at home in a timely way."