Hello! I'm Amy and am a new student in a Teacher Licensure Program in Richmond, Va. I have been working with kids for 8 years now and am excited to get into the public education school system, hopefully third grade or lower.
Hi there! My name is Catherine and I'm finishing up getting my teaching license in Richmond, VA. I will be student teaching in grades 2 and 4 starting in September! My classes have been great and I've learned a lot, but am still quite nervous about actually getting started. This seems like a great site to get lots of good information and share ideas. Can't wait!
Welcome to CR 2.0. It's only natural to be nervous about the beginning of your teaching career and based upon my own experiences here, I'd say that you are right. This is a wonderful community in which you can share your own thoughts and get the ideas of others.
Hello everyone, I just joined this site and I'm looking forward to explore all that it has to offer. I'm already a member of the English Companion site (love all of the rich conversations that I'm seeing there!) and I am happy to have found a place to share wonderful conversations about our demanding professions.
I teach 4th grade in southwest Ohio and consider my strengths to be Math and technology; however, I am always looking for ways to become a better teacher in all subject areas.
Personally, my husband and I love to cruise - we try to go on a couple of this year. In about a month we will be leaving for a 2 week Mediterannean cruise to Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. It should be enough to refresh and revive me before a new school year starts in August!
Hi, My Name Is Robin Ruiz. I am finishing my Graduate studies in Educational Leadership at the University of South Florida- Home of the Bulls and the Big East Conference. I am a teacher certified in Special Education- specific learning disabilities K-12, Middle School Integrated Curriculum 6-9, Elementary Ed, and I am ESOL and Reading Endorsed K-12. I work for the Polk County School District at a Middle School. I have a career background that includes designing an after school and all day summer child care program for 130 full time students for ten years and directing private and corperate preschools in Atlanta Georgia. In between jobs, we owned a continental- gourmet restaurant in Roswell, and I worked several other restaurant jobs to get me through school. I also am a wife and a mother of four of which three are at three different colleges. I am involved with my community: at church, with several organizations, and as a mentor. At school, I am the Hearth Liason for the county.
I am a big fan of soccer, and Yes, I am a soccer mom and have been for 15 years. My goal is to be accepted in the graduate program for a doctorate degree in Special Education Administration. I was born in Cleveland, Ohio and lived in Europe and many US states as a child of an AirForce officer. I am happy to join Classroom 2.0. Thank you
Hello everyone! My name is Annette. I am in the process of getting my graduate certificate in teaching from the University of Richmond. For the last nine years I have been a real estate agent in Richmond, Virginia. In October I began substitute teaching when the real estate market began to slow. I decided very quickly that I wanted to pursue a career in teaching. After teaching in grades Pre-K through 6th, I have decided that I am most interested in teaching in 5th or 6th grade, math or science. I have one more semester of classes. I will be student teaching in the spring of 2010. I am very much looking forward to teaching!
Hi everyone! I'm Julie and I'm currently working towards a graduate teaching certificate at University of Richmond (VA). I have been part of the 'corporate world' for the last 3 years and I'm really looking forward to teaching in the fall!
Hi my name is Chris P. I work at Westside Middle School in Barrow County, Winder, GA. I teach Reading, Writing, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and others to special needs students of all ability levels.
Hello Ashley and welcome to classroom2.0 I went to your page to welcome you but it was set to private. Is there a reason for this, as one of the best parts of joining this site is that you can share, connect and communicate. It will be difficult for many of the members to do that, if your page is private. (However, you may have a good reason for doing that)
Hi there! My name is Jennifer and I'm also working on my teaching certificate at the University of Richmond, in Virginia. I currently work in a research lab at VCU doing some genetic work with C. elegans. I plan on teaching high school biology when I am done with school and I hope I can bring some of my lab experience into the classroom to make biology come alive. I student teach this Spring and I can't wait.