About Mrs. Simonte
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education, Michigan State University Masters of Education, Oakland University
Hello and welcome to room 202! I am very excited to be teaching fifth grade math, science and social studies this school year. Although I am an experienced teacher, I still feel so much joy in being a part of moving students from where they are at the beginning of the school year to realizing their full academic, social and emotional potential. My favorite part of being a teacher is taking the time to really know each of the students in my classroom not only as learners, but as the individuals who make our world a more wonderful place to live.
I love to learn and feel it is very important that I stay abreast of best practices in teaching in order to best service my students. I am grateful to work in a district that not only allows, but encourages me to take classes, read books, collaborate with colleagues and attend seminars to continually hone and develop my teaching craft. I cannot wait to put into practice many of the things that I learned over the summer!
I believe that teaching is a partnership between the student, parents/family and me. I welcome your input, questions and suggestions as we work together this school year!