Current Position: Reading Interventionist Aide
How long in the position: 1 year
How long as a teacher: 10 years
How many years in Catholic Schools: 8 years
Did you attend a Catholic School: Yes, Paraclete High School
College Degree: BA Liberal Studies/K-8 Elementary Teaching Credential
Hobbies: traveling, hiking, camping, reading, spending time with family.
Background information about self: Mary’s family moved to Colorado Springs from South Carolina 17 years ago. She has been married to Jim for 23 years, together they have 4 children. Mary graduated from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in Liberal Arts and received her Elementary Teaching Credentials from Cal Poly as well. She started her teaching career teaching 3rd grade while in Southern California. Fortunately, when children came along, she was very blessed to stay at home to be full time mom. After the children were in school full time, she returned to the classroom in a part time capacity.
Before coming to St. Paul Catholic School, Mary taught 3rd grade and Kindergarten at Quartz Hill Elementary School, pre-school at Holy Apostles Catholic School, and was a Kindergarten Aide at Corpus Christi Catholic School.