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Third Grade Welcome Back!

September 3, 2020 | Heather Palmer Welesko

Hello! And Welcome Back! Instead of a physical meeting this year, we made a video for you! Please enjoy! We hope this gives an introductory sense of what this year will entail. We care about you!

 

Heather Palmer Welesko

Assistant Teacher, Grades 2&3; Teacher, Literacy

Heather Welesko has taught at Mustard Seed School for seven years as an assistant teacher and for over five years as a literacy teacher. Prior to that she was a literature and writing composition professor at Kean University and Harold Washington College of Chicago. Heather has an MFA in writing and poetry from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA in Leadership and Spiritual Formation from Evangelical Seminary.

Ms. Welesko has advanced training in the Handwriting Without Tears program; the Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading Program, and the Responsive Classroom/ Development Designs Program through Origin. She continues professional develop through The Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. She’s passionate about literature, creativity, comprehensive education, believes strongly in teaching identity and diversity awareness.

Ms. Welesko is a poet, artist, and yogi, and is currently learning French and Hebrew.

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