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This is my 5th year as a Kindergarten teacher and I am still loving it!! Love my students as if they were my own. I teach more than just academics, I teach social skills (Self-Skills) that will last them a lifetime.​KELLERISD\25529KindergartenKindergarten Teacher9/12/2016 9:17:49 PM Photos/Profile Pictures/25529_MThumb.jpgAdame-Self, Lisa5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8c387feba-eba3-4299-adf6-234840c39c3c
Jennifer Alcocer is the head band director at both Basswood Elementary and Sunset Valley Elementary. Prior to these schools, she taught for ten years with the amazing Band team at Indian Springs Middle School and South Keller Intermediate, and two years at Brazoswood High School in Clute, TX. Mrs. Alcocer teaches beginner woodwind and percussion classes and team teaches all ensembles. Bands under her leadership have earned consistent superior ratings at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest in addition to Best-in-Class awards at various festivals across Texas. Mrs. Alcocer holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches where she served as the principal flutist in the Wind Ensemble and after graduation, on the faculty of the Summer Band Camps. In addition, she is a proud alumnus of Drum Corps International, where she performed with the color guard of the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from Denver, Colorado. A native of Longview Texas, she currently resides in Fort Worth with her husband Cristian and their two beautiful daughters Carmen and Catherine. "The fact that children can ​make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music can make children beautiful."​-Lavender​KELLERISD\20701BandBand Teacher3/28/2017 7:56:51 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/20701_MThumb.jpgAlcocer, (School code is: BSVBAND - password is your student ID number)5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e80d82a37b-9abc-4017-8610-e2a3d6fef1df
KELLERISD\28456Substitute TeacherSubstitute Teacher12/3/2016 8:45:41 AMBarnes, Donna5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8855cc782-a05c-4dc9-9eb7-6be2562c929b
Hi! I'm so excited to be your Art Teacher! ​​​You wanna know a little about me? After my first year of college, I decided to go out into the world. I worked in the business world for 15 years and then I decided to do what I loved.... teaching children! So at a late age, I went back to college, and earned my B.S. in Education from The University of Idaho. I have taught 20 years in all... 16 of them in KellerISD at one school-LSES. I've taught every elementary grade level (except 2nd) including Special Education. But teaching my Art friends is my favorite! Art is my passion!​ I have been married to my best friend, James, for 18 years. We have two teenage sons..... Help Us! Some of my favorite things include: Scent: Clean smells Flowers: Daisy, tulips Drink: Weak Tea, Water, Starbucks: Carmel Mocha Frapp/No whip Snack/Candy: Cheeze Its, chocolate of most any kinds (although not a fan of dark and white- I stick with milk chocolate!), sugar treats like jolly ranchers, sweet tarts, smarties, taffy Collections: Unusual colorful fun items! Hobbies: Art, hanging out with friends and family, going to the movies. Helping people! My favorite restaurant: Chuy's and my favorite places to shop: Michaels or Hobby Lobby, At Home, Target, Mardels,KELLERISD\14618ARTArt Teacher3/28/2017 7:58:25 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/14618_MThumb.jpgBaxter, Cheri5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8c7f171c5-09ac-43c6-8e2d-789d66f64643
email address:​KELLERISD\24587Library-Media TechnologyLibrary-Media Technology Specialist3/28/2017 7:56:27 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/24587_MThumb.jpgBennett, TracieTexas A&M University;Texas Woman's University5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8eb114548-1169-4b51-9355-3aec277576bd
KELLERISD\26265Child Nutrition IIChild Nutrition II Specialist3/28/2017 7:57:35 AMCarrasquillo Carrasq, Evolin5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e82e8a08f5-94cf-4bf2-9eb4-74d204c7bfbc
Email: mckenzi.celiz@kellerisd.netPhone: 817-743-8287Conference: 2:10-3:05 Welcome to Sunset Valley! I'm a proud graduate of Illinois State University entering my 10th year of teaching 5th grade English Language Arts. I'm looking forward to a great year! ​​"There is more treasure in books than in all the​ pirate's loot on Treasure Island."​ -Walt Disney ​KELLERISD\22506Teacher - 5th GradeTeacher - 5th Grade3/28/2017 8:01:04 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/22506_MThumb.jpgCeliz, McKenzi5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e80831e393-0a8c-481e-96e7-c3ee6e6dbcc2
KELLERISD\31388Substitute TeacherSubstitute Teacher4/12/2017 7:46:43 AMChallgren, Kari5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8668a10d7-e8f2-4249-a65f-0272e3bd49fe
I graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor's degree in Education and from Texas A & M- Commerce with a degree in school counseling. I have been a 5th grade teacher, a GT Specialist and have been a counselor for the last 12 years. I love helping students believe in themselves and am always encouraging them to achieve their absolute best!KELLERISD\16735CounselorCounselor3/28/2017 7:59:24 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/16735_MThumb.jpgCowen, JenniferBachelor of Science in Education;Baylor University;Masters of Counseling;Texas A & M University Commerce;Gifted & Talented Certification;Southern Methodist University5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8a1dcc657-b955-4af6-a153-438656f51632
Conference time: 2:05-3:05 BS Texas Wesleyan UniversityKELLERISD\14858Math5th Grade - Math Teacher3/28/2017 7:58:27 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/14858_MThumb.jpgDannis, Carolyn5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8d38c353b-9ee7-4151-a1c4-0470cd8e1ff9

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I am so excited about the new beginnings at Sunset Valley Elementary School! I will begin my 15th year of teaching this year. I have had the wonderful opportunity to teach 3rd grade for one year, 1st grade for 8 years and most recently I taught public school blended preschool for 5 years. I am very excited to be back in first grade. My great passion is teaching young children to love school and learning! I live in Keller with my husband and two sons, Evan and Connor. Evan will be in third grade at Sunset Valley and Connor is in the preschool class at the Keller Early Learning Center. I graduated from Southlake Carroll High school so I have seen this area grow over the last 25 years! I attended Stephen F. Austin State University where I met my husband Dan. We have been married for 12 years. In my spare time (ha!) I am an avid reader, shopper, digital scrapbooker and movie watcher. We enjoy spending time outdoors especially if there is a pool available! I look forward to meeting a new class of first graders!KELLERISD\306901st Grade1st Grade Teacher3/28/2017 8:01:02 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/30690_MThumb.jpgKaczmarski, Kelly5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e800a61b9b-d21b-41af-a99f-212020c5158b
Welcome! I am very excited to be your child's first grade teacher. I thought you might like to know a bit of information about who will be with your precious little one for one of the​ most important grades of their education. I earned my Bachelors degree from the University of North Texas in Intersdisciplinary Studies-Early Childhood -4th grade. Upon graduation, I was hired to teach first grade and have taught first graders ever since. This is my 13th year to teach first grade and 'm so thrilled to have the opportunity to continue doing what I love at Sunset Valley Elementary School! While in college, I met my husband Charley and we just celebrated our 15th year of marriage this summer. We have been blessed with two children, Embry and Easton. Embry will be starting fourth grade at SVES and Easton will begin Kindergarten! We are big animal lovers and have 2 dogs and a cat. I love spending time with my family, working in my yard, and finding new ideas on Pinterest! I'm really looking forward to getting to know your child and helping them every way I can this year.KELLERISD\129431st Grade1st Grade Teacher3/28/2017 8:01:03 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/12943_MThumb.jpgStringer, Dinah5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8d1dda317-6a3c-487f-8823-fbeeee786d2e
KELLERISD\306331st Grade1st Grade Teacher3/28/2017 8:01:13 AMJackson, Rebekah5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e86a181714-04ed-4542-9be9-fecd3ef5141d
Sunset Valley Phone: 817-743-8200 Direct Line to Mrs. VK: 817-743-8267 Conferene Time: 11:50-12:50 Class Schedule:SecondGrade Schedule7:55-9:10 Math9:10-9:40 Science9:40-10:45 ELA/SS10:45-11:15 Recess11:15-11:45 Lunch11:50-12:50 CO-Curr12:50-1:30 ELA/SS1:30-2:15 FLEKS2:15-3:10 ELA/SSKELLERISD\272042nd GradeWalking;Bunco;Being a "Glama;" Travel, Church, Professional Development2nd Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:59:22 AMProject Based Learning;Math Curriculum Writing Photos/Profile Pictures/27204_MThumb.jpgVan Kalker, KimberlyI will try to help you answer any questions you might have.Fort Myers Senior High;University of Florida;Eckerd College;North Carolina A&T State University5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8Master's of Education;National Board Certified Teachere9b22b29-9755-42a3-b639-dd00b9aeb408
Second Grade Schedule7:55-9:10 Math9:10-9:40 Science9:40-10:45 ELA/SS​10:45-11:15 Recess11:15-11:45 Lunch11:50-12:50 CO-Curr12:50-1:30 ELA/SS1:30-2:15 FLEKS2:15-3:10 ELA/SS​ My name is Megan Pavelka and I am so pleased to be your child's second grade teacher! I have been teaching for 10 years. I am a graduate of Texas Woman's University. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 8 years and we have 2 awesome children, Kinsley and Cooper.KELLERISD\221392nd Grade2nd Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:59:01 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/22139_MThumb.jpgPavelka, Megan5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e85eeb04b4-ecb5-4684-9b9f-b7fdbffaad5d
Welcome to my information page! Please feel free to email me at or call my class phone at 817-743-8285.Here is our schedule!Second Grade Schedule7:55-9:10 Math9:10-9:40 Science9:40-10:45 ELA/SS10:45-11:15 Recess11:15-11:45 Lunch11:50-12:50 CO-Curr/Conference time12:50-1:30 ELA/SS1:30-2:15 Small Group/Reading Rotations2:15-3:10 ELA/SS​KELLERISD\236372nd Grade2nd Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:56:51 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/23637_MThumb.jpgSelf, AmandaSchool Phone- 817-743-8285;Email: Amanda.Self@kellerisd.net5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8c54d4f22-ce50-4d16-8ef7-035b9a6701f5
I graudated from The University of Texas with a degree in education. I have taught in Keller ISD for the past eleven years. I am so excited to be a part of the Sunset Valley family! I love teaching and feel so lucky to be with my students and their families!KELLERISD\157153rd Grade3rd Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:56:50 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/15715_MThumb.jpgSmith, Gina5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e86425ebad-5562-4537-affa-55b139cb830e
* Passionate about learning and teaching. * Graduated from Texas Woman's University in Elementary Education. * Taught at Friendship Elementary from 2012-2016.* Started teaching at Sunset Valley Elementary in 2016. * 2012-2013 Lisa Ve​itenheimer Award for First Year Teachers * 2015-2016 Campus Teacher of the Year​ * 2015-2016 District Top 5 Teacher of the Year * Vast collection of giraffes in my classroom. * Huge fan of music-- specifically The Beatles. * Lives with husband and two puppy-daughters. Class Blog: ​​​​​ Parents, please click the CANVAS link for more specific resources and information regarding my class.KELLERISD\258103rd Gradetraveling;Scrapbooking;journaling;playing with my dogs3rd Grade Teacher3/31/2017 12:50:56 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/25810_MThumb.jpgWynn, AmberTexas Woman's University;McNeese State University5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e8Public Relations Representative;Webmasterbc32999a-8ab2-4d82-8a18-4e386a720d16
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Oklahoma State University. I have 12 years of experience teaching children and I have worked for Keller ISD for 11 years. I have a dog named Gracie and a cat named Oreo. Some of my favorite things include: Scent: kitcheny scents Flowers: Tulips, Roses Drink: Coffee, La Croix water Snack/Candy: snack mix, dark chocolate Collections: Rustic looking items & crosses Hobbies: baking, reading, spending time with friends and family My favorite restaurant is Houlihan's and my favorite place to shop is Target.KELLERISD\104013rd Grade3rd Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:56:12 AM Photos/Profile Pictures/10401_MThumb.jpgHuff, Katie5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e82acf467b-56ba-4199-9da3-5a94dc18d124
Co-Curr: 9:10- 10:10 AM Lunch: 11:30- 12:00 PM Recess: 12:30- 1:00 PM Welcome to Sunset Valley! I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies K- 6 from UNT and my Master's Degree in Literacy Curriculum and Instruction from UTA. I've taught in Keller ISD for five years. I love Diet Coke, Peanut M & M's, Snoopy, a good book, white daisies, and the color pink. Go Bobcats! #fabulous4thgradeKELLERISD\255134th Grade4th Grade Teacher3/28/2017 7:56:49 AM4th Grade ELA Curriculum Writing Team Photos/Profile Pictures/25513_MThumb.jpgPerkins, LaurieBachelors- University of North Texas;Masters- University of Texas- Arlington5db0ad05-1a3e-48ee-9096-a8a64ae9a8e82910d973-57c9-4cb0-abc7-032f964409d5