Elyse Smith

Kindergarten Teacher

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Professional Interests: Dancing, Volunteering, Playing Games, Hanging with Family & Friends. I am in charge of the Mathathon for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Awards: Illinois Teacher of the Year Finalist (Top 9): 2012-2013;Those Who Excel- District 97 Award;Those Who Excel: "Excellence in Teaching"- Illinois State Board of Education

Degrees: Master of Arts Degree in Reading Education from Concordia University (2009);Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Illinois State University (2006)

Reading Specialist Certified (grades K-12), General Education Certified (grades K-9), Middle School Endorsed (Language Arts, Reading, & Mathematics)

Year Started

Kindergarten Teacher (2008-Present)

 5th Grade Teacher (2006-2008)

Office Location

Mann- Room 114