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Mrs. May has taught at Erin School for thirty- four years. This year is her 35th year as a fifth-grade teacher at Erin. She holds a license to teach grades one through eight multiple subjects. She has an additional license to teach grades seven through nine Language Arts and a certificate in math intervention as well as her master’s degree. She has recently become a published author in the International Journal of Instruction for her work in math number sense. Mrs. May began her college years at U.W.W.C. After receiving her Associate Arts degree, she transferred to San Diego State University. She then earned her BA. After successfully completing the CBEST test required by the state of California and obtaining her BA, she was admitted into the teaching program. This was an extensive program that combined teaching methods with student teaching. Mrs. May had three student teaching positions. Her first position was at Conway Elementary in Escondido, California. There she studied and practiced teaching Second grade. Her second and third positions were at Del Mar Heights Elementary where she studied and student taught both Kindergartners and Sixth Graders. Mrs. May spent part of a year substitute teaching in southern California before she returned to Wisconsin. Her experiences were enhanced as she took a long-term position at Silverbrook Middle School teaching Seventh grade Language Arts. Since obtaining her job at Erin School she has taught Fifth graders for thirty years. Recently she earned her Master’s Degree through U.W. Oshkosh. Mrs. May teaches multiple subjects with an emphasis on Science. During her years at Erin School, she has coached volleyball, judged forensics, and served on many committees.
Mrs. May is always looking to learn the newest and most exciting techniques to enhance her skills. Her involvement in committee work has helped her do this. She believes all children should be given opportunities to learn in a rich environment while taking into consideration individual personalities and needs. She served on the Hartford Area Professional Improvement Committee for over fifteen years. The Writing Council is another committee that has been Mrs. May’s passion. In addition, Mrs. May is active in the curriculum writing in the Hartford area in both Science and Language Arts. This is Mrs. May’s fifteenth year as a member of the leadership team at Erin School.
On a more personal note, Mrs. May is an avid reader. Her favorite genre is historical fiction. Mrs. May resides in West Bend with her husband Mark. She has 9 grandchildren ( 6 are Mark’s). The May family enjoys: camping, crafts/projects, and eating Mark’s wonderful creations.
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