Mathematics

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     Carrie Ballou
    Carrie Ballou, carrie.ballou@dvusd.org

    I was born in Santa Clara, California and moved to Seattle, Washington when I was 8. I moved to Phoenix in June 2015. I went to the University of Washington where I earned my BS in Mathematics with a minor in Chemistry. After graduating, I attended Seattle Pacific University where I earned my Master in Teaching Math & Science. While earning my masters, I completed a full year of student teaching at Skyline High School in Sammamish, WA where I taught Algebra 1-2 and Pre-Calculus. For three years, I worked at The Bear Creek School in Redmond, WA where I taught AP Statistics, Geometry, and Algebra 3-4. I have worked at Sandra Day O'Connor High School teaching Geometry & AP Stats for the past three years. And yes, I'm a Seahawks fan. 

     Holly Craft
    Holly Craft, holly.craft@dvusd.org -
     
    I am going into my 9th year teaching, and am in the Deer Valley School District in the Deer Valley Online Learning Program. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from ASU and began teaching while working towards my Masters in Education from ASU as well. This year, I will be teaching Algebra 1&2, Honors Algebra 1&2, Geometry 1&2, and Honors Geometry 1&2 in addition to working on Math 7 and 8. I love helping students understand math--a subject that is often not a favorite. I am a huge sports fan and love getting to spend time with my family.
    Katie Parrott
    Katie Parrott, katie.parrott@dvusd.org - 
     
    This is my 6th year teaching for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program.  The 2019-2020 school year will be my third year teaching as a full-time online teacher.  I currently teach College Algebra, College Math, Financial Math, Probability and Statistics, Algebra 3/4, Algebra Applications and Math 7/8.  I earned my bachelor's degree in Secondary Education of Mathematics and Secondary Education of English through Ottawa University.  I have my Masters of Science in Instructional Technology from Grand Canyon University.  I enjoy traveling - one of my all time favorite places is Japan! I also hike with my family and love a good book.