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Hello second graders! I am beyond excited to continue my teaching career at Copper Creek as I start my fourth year. Since about the age of 8, I knew that one day I was going to become a teacher. Now the time has finally come and I look forward to a year of learning, fun and teamwork. I strive to create a classroom focused on engaged learning, community and respect. I know that with these principles present in the classroom, it will make for a great year!
I was born in Phoenix and raised in Peoria. With that being said, I am a product of the Deer Valley school district. It feels good to be home! I graduated in April 2016 from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education. In the spring of 2018 I graduated with a Master's from Grand Canyon in the area of Teaching English as a Second Language. Go Lopes!
I come from a fun-loving family of 4. My mom Antoinette, dad Mark and and younger brother Anthony who just graduated from NAU. My family are some of the most caring and supportive people I know.
I love to travel, listen to music and go shopping. I enjoy spending my free time with family and friends. I cannot wait to meet everyone and get started. The community of Copper Creek is very supportive and close knit. It was an easy decision to begin my teaching career here and have felt nothing but postitive engagement and communication from parents and the students. This year is going to be great!
Colors: purple, pink, teal, red
Flowers: daisies, sunflowers
Candy/Cookie: dark chocolate, butterfingers, lemon cookies
Restaurants: Panera, P.F Chang's, Pei Wei
Drinks: Dr. Pepper, Starbuck's peach green tea/ citrus white tea
Stores: Target, American Eagle, T.J Maxx
Hobby: dance, yoga
Free time: being with family and friends
Subject: Language Arts
Place to be: Italy