Welcome to Mrs. Skinner's Class
5B & 5C Reading/Language Arts/Social Studies
Mrs. Michelle Skinner
North Prairie Jr. High
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I look forward to a terrific third year at North Prairie Junior High! Although this is my third year at NPJH it is my 17th year of teaching. Prior to teaching at NPJH I taught 14 years in school district U-46. There I taught English, reading, social studies and AVID at Ellis Middle School in Elgin, Illinois. A move brought me back to this area. Prior to teaching I was a corporate meeting planner for American Express inside SC Johnson.
I hold a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education as well as a Master's in Reading. I am a Reading Specialist with an endorsement in English as a Second Language. I believe that life-long learning is key to effective teaching. I am a member of the International Literacy Association and National Council of Teachers of English. I am dedicated to providing my students with an exceptional educational experience.
In my free time, in addition to reading, I enjoy spending time with family, running and baking. One of my favorite places is the area is the RecPlex.
I sincerely look forward to working with you and your child this school year. Please feel free to contact me anytime. The best way to reach me is via email firstname.lastname@example.org