What makes Herrera Special? Herrera is undoubtedly a very dynamic school. It promotes the arts, language, and academic excellence.
Grade/Subject: Grades 4-8
Education/Degrees/Institutions: B. A. Ed. A.S.U. and M. A. Ed. In General Education at N.A.U.
# of years in Education: 25 (including years in student teaching)
# of years at Herrera: 15, which includes 5 years at Garfield
What brought you to teaching children: I wanted a profession that made a difference to our society, something valuable and meaningful.
Favorite book, as an adult, and why: So far it’s The Awakening, but right now, I’m reading Where the Crawdads Sing. I think that may be my new favorite.
Creative curriculum (something you do to personalize curriculum, annual project…): I enjoy thematic units and tying in Science and Social Studies.