Grace Pulliam “Miss P”
What makes Herrera Special?
Herrera provides a whole, multifaceted education for students.
Grade/Subject: Dance K-8
Education/Degrees/Institutions: Bachelors in Dance Education-ASU with an emphasis in community work in urban culture.
# of years in Education: 5
# of years at Herrera: 5
What brought you to teaching children:
I love kids’ willingness and eagerness to learn. I enjoy bringing them valuable life skills in the form of dance.
Favorite book, as an adult, and why:
The 4 Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. It’s a wonderful life book that can be applied to all aspects of life and is simple to understand for all ages.
Creative curriculum (something you do to personalize curriculum, annual project…):
It Matters To Me Project: Junior High creates meaningful choreography about something that has impacted them. They learn how to create and interpret movement that sends a message.
Student Choreography Unit: students use content knowledge to create a full scale dance performance with auditions to showcase on stage, in the Spring concert.