Health/SEL Specialist

Homeroom: Trailside and Gladys Wood Elementary
Phone: (907) 742-1750

Welcome parents and students. I look forward to the new year teaching students about a variety of subjects involving their health and well-being. Our curriculum is the Great Body Shop ( THE GREAT BODY SHOP is a nationally recognized comprehensive health and substance abuse prevention program used by preschool, elementary and middle schools throughout the US. The program meets all state and national standards and guidelines.

THE GREAT BODY SHOP integrates health lessons along with the following:
Substance Abuse Prevention
Social and Emotional Health
Character Education
Violence Prevention (including bullying)
Critical Thinking
Asset Building
Reading, Communication, Technology and other Learning Skills

Students are assessed an effort grade based upon their contributions to class, attentiveness, effort, and attitude. My schedule alternates between Trailside and Gladys Wood, two weeks at a time, alternating the with the Art teacher. I can best be reached, any time, through the district email at Further information about class topics, lessons, and parent newsletters can be found in our monthly Class News updates by clicking on the link, Elementary Health, in the upper right-hand corner.