Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Snowden

Hello and Welcome to First Grade! 

I graduated from NAU with a BA in Elementary Education. I have my Gifted Endorsement as well as my Structured English Immersion Endorement. I am married and have two wonderful kids. My Daughter will be joining me at Union Park. This will be my ninth year teaching and my first at Union Park! 

I am always learning, and love to bring new strategies each year to help students.  I am excited to start working with you and your child this year and to join such a wonderful  school community!  Working together will be an important part of my plan to educate your child. Our first grade team of teachers will be working hard to plan and implement the best strategies for teaching students. I will also be reaching out for help from parents throughout the year in order to help students make connections to the real world with their learning. 

I am confident that the upcoming school year will prove to be exciting, and challenging for students. I will also focus on creating an understanding and awareness for cultural diversity. Students will engage in a variety of educational experiences including cooperative learning, self-discovery, and individualized differentiated instruction. I use Kagan strategies to help ensure engagement and allow everyone a chance to share what they are learning. 

I am excited to get started and look forward to meeting you all soon!

We are Toros! Somos Toros!