Rosa Parks' 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year
Mrs. Karin Thompson - Kindergarten A Track
Mrs. Thompson, a Kindergarten teacher, has been teaching for thirteen years in a variety of grade levels, including: Special Education, First and Second grades, as well as Kindergarten. She believes that reading, talking and exploring are vital for student success. She takes pride in opening the world of reading and encourages discussions of literacy. She loves the arts and incorporates them into lessons as often as possible. Mrs. Thompson enjoys reading novels by the author Elizabeth Peters, exploring museums, Sudoko puzzles, long bike rides, taking trips to Big Bear with her husband, skiing with her children, walking her two Golden Retrievers, and swimming.