Reading/Math

Roxy Lane

Interventionist

P: 515-242-8435 | E: roxy.lane@dmschools.org

Biography

Education Experience:
B.A. in Elementary Education - Drake University
M.A.- Elementary Education-Viterbo University with Reading Endorsement K-8

Training:
IB- level 1
Responsive Classroom-level 1
Responding to Misbehavior
Reading Recovery Training

Teaching Experience:
I have been with DMPS for 29 years.
I have been a classroom teacher for students in kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. I have also supported students in reading, writing, and math as a Title 1/In-class Literacy Interventionist for grades K-3. In addition, I support 1st grade students in the Reading Recovery Program.

My hope and dream for my students is for them to become life long readers who read for enjoyment and to learn more about the world around them.

Kellie McFadden

Interventionist

P: 515-242-8435 | E: kellie.mcfadden@dmschools.org

Will Montgomery

Interventionist

P: 515-242-8435 | E: willie.montgomery@dmschools.org

Biography

Education Experience:
B.S. in Elementary Education-Drake University, with an endorsement in Reading

Training:
IB-Teaching & Learning
Responsive Classroom Overview

Teaching Experience:
I have been with DMPS for 3 years.

My hopes and dreams for this year is that all students learn to work together to accomplish goals, appreciate each other differences, and build a stronger love and respect for the power of education.

Catherine Morris

Interventionist

P: 242-8435 | E: catherine.morris@dmschools.org

Biography

Educational Experience:
B.A. in English-Bethany College, WV
Master of Science in Teaching in Elementary Education-Drake University
K-8 Reading endorsement
K-6 Elementary Classroom

Training:
Responsive Classroom - Level 1
Responsive Classroom-Responding to Misbehavior
IB- Introdcution to the PYP

Teaching Experience:
I have worked for DMPS for 5 years. This is my 4th year working at Stowe, currently as a reading and math interventionist. Prior to living in Des Moines, I taught a private, research based children's music and movement program, Music Together, to children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

My hope and dream is for my students to grow their curiosity and caring for each other and for learning to the limits of their abilities.

Shelly Smith

Interventionist/ELL

P: 515-242-8435 | E: shelly.smith@dmschools.org

Biography

Educational  Experience:
Master of Arts in Education
K-6 Elementary Classroom
K-8 Reading
K-8 Speech Communications/Theatre
K-12 English as a Second Language
K-12 Athletic Coach

Training:
IB-An Introduction to the Curriculum Model
Responsive Classroom Overview & Responsive Classroom Course

Teaching Experience:
I have been with DMPS for 21 years.
I have taught second grade, English Language Learners, title reading and Reading Recovery.


My hope and dream for my students is that they would read at grade level and enjoy lots of non-fiction books.