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Ms. Mckinley

   Hello! I am Ms. McKinley. This will be my seventh year of teaching and I am really excited to get to continue my career at Mountain Shadows as a specialized developmental/ developmental preschool teacher. This upcoming year will be my fourth year as a preschool teacher. I LOVE working in preschool!! I graduated from Arizona State University  with my Bachelor's degree in Elementary and Special Education, Go Devils! My Masters focuses on Autism Spectrum Disorders. I am currently working on my doctorate for Organizational Leadership with emphasis in Special Education from Grand Canyon Univeristy. 
   I was born and raised here in Phoenix, Arizona. I attended school within the Washington Elementary School District and then the Glendale Union High School District. I have three pit bulls who are my everything their names are: Sophie, Tiffany and Blue. In my spare time, I like to hangout with family and friends, shop and spend time at home. I have an amazing baby boy named Gabriel who will be 4 in October. He is a big mama's boy and has brought so much joy to my world.  
I believe that every student is capable of success and will strive to do my very best to ensure that students are receiving supports to enable them to achieve success.
 Please don't hesitate to contact me whenever needed. I am looking forward to working with your leader.