PTO Spotlight with 6/7th Grade English Teacher, Courtney Pelletier


pto-spotlightPTO Spotlight with 6/7th Grade English Teacher, Courtney Pelletier:Q: How long have you been at Driscoll?  Tell us what you did before coming to Driscoll.A: This is my second year teaching at Driscoll.  Before coming to Driscoll I taught 7th grade English for four years in Aurora, Colorado.  I also taught high school for one year in Indonesia.Q: Tell us how you decided to become involved in education.A: I have always loved working with kids.  After completing my undergraduate degree I knew I wanted to become a teacher and attended Northeastern University to earn my Master's in education.Q: What is your favorite part of the teaching day?  What is most important to you as you spend your days with children?A: My favorite part of the teaching day is talking to kids about great books!  I love when students come into my classroom excited to tell me about the book that they're reading.  It's so important to make connections with my students and reading is the perfect way to do it.Q: Fun Fact! What's something we should know about you that we don't?A: When I'm not teaching I'm usually outside. Hiking, skiing, camping, and scuba diving are some of my favorite activities