Get to know the individuals that make Peterson Elementary great!
Sara Skaggs - 3rd Grade Teacher - 2006 - Vernon Hills, Illinois - email@example.com
Hawthorn Elementary School in Vernon Hills, Illinois
Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois
Purdue University, Bachelors
DePaul University, masters of education
Before Peterson, I taught at a few other Chicago Public Schools.
I love to spend time with family and friends.
"The diversity!", is my favorite thing about Peterson.
Mari Altshuler - 3rd Grade Teacher - 2015 - Chicago, IL - firstname.lastname@example.org
Elementary School- LaSalle Language Academy
High School- Northside College Prep
Bachelors in Geology- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Masters in Teaching- University of Chicago
I started my teaching career in 2nd grade classroom in CPS on the south side. Then, I taught Kindergarten and 1st grade in Houston, TX. Now I'm back in Chicago!
"My favorite part of Peterson is the community of diverse and committed families."
Outside of school, I love to snuggle with my baby boy, read, and explore the city.
Joung Sook Kim - 3rd Grade Teacher - 1997 - Seoul, Korea - email@example.com
University of Illinois at Chicago - M.Ed., Instructional Leadership
University of Illinois at Chicago - B.S., Accounting
I taught high school geography in Korea. I did an accounting job here.
"There's a lot I love about being a teacher. You learn a lot about yourself, not only as a teacher, but as a person."
I love to spend time with my family.
Maureen Lowrance - 3rd Grade Diverse Learner Specialist Teacher - 2008 - Chicago, IL - firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Cornelius Elementary School, Chicago, IL
Regina Dominican High School, Wilmette, IL
Western Illinois University- Bachelor's in Business/Marketing
Northeastern Illinois University - Master's in Teaching Diverse Learners
Concordia University- Master's in School Leadership
I have been teaching in CPS since 2002.
I love exploring the city and traveling with my husband and kids.
"I love the pride in the diversity at Peterson!"
Catherine Jarvis - 3rd Grade Teacher - 2016 - Chicago, IL - email@example.com
St. John's Lutheran School
Northside College Preparatory High School
Northeastern Illinois University
I student taught at Sauganash School and then worked as a Temporarily Assigned Teacher covering a 5th Grade LA and Social Studies maternity leave.
"The real sense of community from everyone in the school."
Outside of Peterson, I love to read and practice martial arts.
Marshanté Mitchell - 3rd Grade Diverse Learner Classroom Assistant - 2016 - firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Angela Catholic Elementary School
Austin Business and Entrepreneurship Academy
Monmouth College, Bachelor of Arts in English
Currently attending The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
I was looking online for a job as a TA, and a position at Peterson came up. I immediately applied, and, after an interview and a recent opening, I got the job!
"I absolutely love the diversity of Peterson! It's a breath of fresh air for me."
Outside of Peterson, I enjoy reading Toni Morrison novels.