Here is a little information about me...
*born and raised in New York City
*received a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Study from St.Joseph's College
*Masters Degree in Education with a Specialization in Reading K-12 from Fordham University
*Certification in Deaf Education from Hunter College of the City of New York
*Taught in Catholic School - grades 1,4,7
*Teacher of the Deaf for 9 years at St.Francis de Sales School for the Deaf
*Moved to Ohio to be closer to my family and began working at West Muskingum Middle School.
*Married to Ty J. Dierkes; 4 children - 20, 19, 18, and 10. Joe Dierkes just started 5th grade at the Middle School, 2014.
*This is my 13th year.
*Currently, I am teaching Language Arts, 5th grade.