Meet Mrs. Balsamo
Phone: (623) 376-3500
Degrees and Certifications:
Associates Degree: University of Maryland, Asian Division, 4.0 GPA Bachelors Degree: Columbia College, 4.0 GPA Masters: Reading Curriculum and Instruction Grand Canyon University, 4.0 GPA
I am delighted to be you child’s fifth grade teacher. Let me introduce myself. My name is Michele Balsamo. I grew up near Chicago. GO BEARS! I served in the United States Air Force for four years. I am married and have three daughters. I began teaching 29 years ago in Japan. I also taught in China, California and Florida. I am proud to be a Deer Valley Teacher of the Year 2016! Scuba diving, boating, hiking, and reading are my hobbies. I know teaching is the best profession on the planet!