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Education spotlight: K.C. Mandeville, third-grade teacher, Gypsum Elementary School

Family: “My parents, three younger brothers and my husband, Eric.

Where are you originally from?: “Born in Leadville; raised in Berthoud.”

Where do you live now?: Edwards

Where did you go to college?: Ft. Lewis College, Durango

How long have you been teaching at your Gypsum Elementary School?: Four years

What got you into teaching?: “I would have to say it was the guidance and inspiration of my high school teacher, Lynne Jack. She encouraged me to not only pursue my love for art, but also my desire to teach.”

Favorite book: “I enjoy books by author Barbara Kingsolver.”

Favorite movie: “I enjoy just about any good suspense movie. I don’t have a specific favorite.”

Favorite food: “Mexican – spicy green chili in particular.”

Your hope for the school year: “My hope for this school year is to continue to experience those magical moments of seeing students succeed.”


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