Today is the last day of school for our CMS 8th grade students! To honor and celebrate their future journey into high school, we put together this little video (see below). Congrats class of 2015 and best of luck in high school!
As I end my first year at Caruso, I thought it would be fitting to compile a list of the top 10 things that I learned this year at CMS! In no particular order… 10. CMA, STEM, MPR, DI, GI, LDC, DCA, PLC, LMC are all acronyms used frequently at Caruso to describe classes, locations, […]
As 2014 ended and 2015 began, with it came an exciting change in my life: my journey towards earning a doctoral degree! For the past few years, I researched schools, programs and talked to my fellow educators who have already completed this exciting journey. At the beginning of the new year, I started my multi […]
“In elementary school, 74% of girls say they are interested in math and science classes. But women only make up about 26% of STEM workers. Why is that?” questions Time journalist Erin Dockterman in the article “Chelsea Clinton: Schools Need to Support Girls in STEM“. In an effort to increase greater participation in a historically […]
A few days ago the Emmy’s took place in California and I unfortunately didn’t get a chance to watch the awards ceremony. However, a few days later, I heard that during Aaron Paul’s (no relation!) acceptance speech, he praised his wife’s work in creating an organization that promotes kindness to other girls (to see Aaron’s […]
My first few weeks at Caruso Middle School have been nothing short of amazing. I have enjoyed getting to know more about the building, the staff, parents, fellow colleagues, administrators (and a few students!). I love these conversations as the new kid on the block (no, not the 90’s band!) because I believe that relationships […]
Over 27 years ago I started my journey in education; with my stuffed animals, notebook and a pencil. While the days of playing school with my stuffed animals are long over, my desire to help others learn has never ended. Who I am and what I believe to be true as an educator can not […]