Education Spotlight 2/27/03
photo: Carol Gonter clr mug.eps
What’s the best thing about teaching at your Eagle Valley Elementary School?: “The students, parents and teachers.”
Family: Husband, Jay; a Sun Conure parrot; two cats.
Where are you originally from?: “Puyallup, Wash., but I grew up in the Air Force – Puerto Rico, New Hampshire, California.”
Where do you live now?: Gypsum
Where did you go to college? San Diego State University, B.A.; Adams State College, M.A.
How long have you been teaching at Eagle Valley: Eight years, two years at EES and three years in California.
What got you into teaching?: “I love kids and I like doing fun activities. It’s challenging and never boring.”
Favorite book: “Under the Rainbow,” a true wildlife adventure.
Favorite movie: “Dances with Wolves” with George C. Scott
Favorite food: Cheese enchiladas; chips and salsa
Your hope for the school year: “Stay with the class I have this year forever. They are the best ever. That all my students and myself continue to learn and grow.”
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