Enrichment at STEM includes after-school care, clubs and activities.
Jessie Thomas is in her second year at STEM and will be teaching first grade. She is looking forward to bringing excitement to learning for all students, encouraging a growth mindset and learning from mistakes. She hopes to build a welcoming classroom community, where all her students strive to grow together.
She graduated from Missouri State University located in Springfield, Mo., in 2019 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has also started her Masters in Teaching and Learning with Capella University. She completed a year-long internship in Missouri for her student teaching that allowed her to co-teach for the whole year.
Her previous position was as a first-grade teacher at a school for the gifted and talented in Adams 12. Her first major in college was Biology Education and her love for biology and the sciences influences her as an educator as she feel it is a place where students can learn and grow in all areas.
She enjoys crocheting and kayaking.
Favorite Starbucks Drink or Snack: Iced caramel latte
Favorite Snacks: Trail mix, or any sweet and salty mix
Favorite Places to Eat: Chilies, Cheddars, Chick-fil-a
Favorite Drinks: Sweet tea, sprite
Favorite Place to Shop: Kohls, Michaels, Target
Hobbies: Crochet, board games, kayaking
Favorite Colors: Purple