Degrees and Certifications:
Welcome to Mrs. Hill's First Grade website! You will be able to find valuable resources on this website to assist you with your child's classroom. Mrs. Hill is extremely excited about being your first grade teacher at Cedar Lane this year! She has her Bachelor of Arts degree and CLAD teaching credential (Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development Teaching Credential) with a minor in Special Education from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. Mrs. Hill has her Masters in Education and Curriculum with an emphasis in Literacy Leadership for Diverse Schools K-6 from George Mason University. She was a long term substitute at Cedar Lane last year and taught 2nd grade. Mrs. Hill also taught 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade all in different states. She even had the opportunity to teach overseas!
Mrs. Hill is from Phoenix, Arizona and has lived in many different states and even had the wonderful opportunity to live in Australia for four years thanks to the Air Force! She has permanently settled in Brambleton with her retired Air Force husband and two teenage children. Teaching is Mrs. Hill's passion because she wants to help each child see their self worth. She wants to encourage them to recognize they are special, unique individuals who can achieve in life regardless of their background. Mrs. Hill strives to motivate her students through engaging lessons and enjoys making connections with them. She is so eager to meet her new students this year and get them excited about learning! Some of Mrs. Hill's hobbies and interests include traveling to different countries as much as possible, learning about new cultures, trying out international recipes, reading, gardening, yoga and spending time with her family and friends.