I received my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Montana State University, and I earned a Master's Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Colorado, Boulder. My teaching experience includes: kindergarten, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and sixth grade.
What I like about Traut is...:
being an active part of an institution that encourages and challenges children to become eager, passionate, life-long learners who are knowledgeable, accepting, and reflective thinkers.
Hobbies & Interests include...:
reading, playing board games, watching movies, roller blading, bike riding, running, and spending time supporting my children's many activities.
My favorite books and authors are...:
Childhood Favorite -"Anne of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery and Adult Favorite - "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. -Maya Angelou
About My Classroom:
My goal as an educator is to collaborate with parents and students to cultivate a love for learning, provide each child with a nurturing, moral environment where children feel physically safe, emotionally secure, and academically challenged.