Our next featured teacher is Mrs. Gerlach, who is new to R.H. Dana this year. Also new this year is the 3rd and 4th grade combination class she is teaching! A little interesting fact for you: Mrs. Gerlach used to teach English in Ecuador. We are so happy to have her join our teaching staff, and hope you enjoy learning more below.
Name: Meagan Gerlach
Birth Date & Place: November 25th in Visalia, California
Favorite Childhood Book: The Babysitters Club Series
Favorite Color: Navy blue
Favorite Song: Anything by Dave Matthews Band
Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
Favorite Hobby: Spending time at the beach
Family/Pets: My husband and I have been married for 15 years. We have three boys together, ages 13, 10, and 7. Our labradoodle, Rusty, is also a big part of our family.
What do you love about teaching? I love seeing students excited about learning, especially when they are excited to read a great novel!
What are you afraid of? I am afraid of violence.
What are you proud of? I am proud of my sons and all they are becoming as they grow.
What are you looking forward to? I am looking forward to a wonderful year ahead with my class of amazing students!