Mrs. Goodrich - AIS

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About Me

  •        I am an AIS Teacher at Dexter Elementary. I provide small group Math instruction for students in Second through Sixth grade.  In addition, I assist with the extra help in Reading at the Kindergarten through Sixth grade level with universal screening, RTI services, English as a second language, and accommodate students with testing modifications.
        I grew up in Constableville, NY and attended South Lewis Central School.   My college education began when I enrolled at Jefferson Community College where I began pursuing my dream of becoming a teacher. I received my Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Jefferson Community College and transferred to SUNY Potsdam where I received my Bachelor’s degree in English/ Literature & Writing.  Next, I continued my education as a graduate student and began working towards a master’s degree in Childhood Education at SUNY Potsdam.
            My initial inspiration and sparked interest in teaching began at a young age as school and its curriculum became both difficult and overwhelming.  Whenever I wanted to “give up,” special people better known as teachers were there to encourage, motivate, and generate that extra push I needed.  They took the time to teach me and create ways to deliver the subject matter in which I understood.  I have always wanted to give back and influence the lives of others as a positive, role model, and educator.
        I enjoy teaching gymnastics and tutoring students before school, after school and during the summer break.  When I am not teaching, I like running, and spending time with my family and friends.