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Katie Cairns

Kindergarten Teacher

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For information about our classroom please visit our class site HERE.

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Greetings! This is my 19th year teaching in Oak Park District 97. I have degrees in Education and English Literature from Dominican University as well as a masters in Reading Instruction from Concordia Univeristy. Building relationships and community in my classroom is my passion. Learning comes when students feel safe, respected, and loved! I began my teaching career in Kindergarten then moved to teach a multiage classroom of 1st and 2nd grade students with a teaching partner. I have also taught 2nd grade as well as a 3rd grade co-taught inclusion classroom with a special education teaching partner. I am THRILLED to be back teaching Kindergarten and know my experience will serve my students. I live in LaGrange Park with my family, including our beloved Chocolate Lab, Champ! My son is turning 17 in September and is a junior at Lyons Township High School. We are a baseball family and our days are filled with travel team tournaments or high school team games! We LOVE it!

Please reach out should you need anything!