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Mrs. Tamera Smith » Bio


 Meet Mrs. Smith

How long have I been teaching?  This is my 13th year.

What did I do before teaching?  I worked in banking and mortgage financing for 16 years.


Where did I attend school?  I earned a Business Management degree from Park University, an Elementary Education degree from Graceland University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Webster University, and a Master of Science in School Leadership from Baker University.


Where did I grow up?  I was born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa.


Family? I am married and have two sons, 24 and 17.


Biggest fear?  SPIDERS!!!!!!!!!!!


Hobbies? I love to cook for family and friends. I enjoy decorating and shopping.


Favorite color? Purple


Favorite animal? Giraffe


Best thing about teaching? Watching students grow and learn...seeing them spread their wings and fly.



What Can You Expect from Me?


I will be caring and compassionate.

I will provide a safe, warm and inviting environment that promotes learning. 

I will get to know my students and look for ways to challenge them. 

I will communicate on a regular basis.

I will address a wide range of skills and abilities by providing differentiated instruction.