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Ms. Healy
Kindergarten Teacher

12700 S. 104th Avenue
Palos Park, IL  60464

(708) 761-3829
(708) 923-7064

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30-3:30 PM

Welcome to Kindergarten! I am so happy not only to be a part of Palos West Elementary but to have an opportunity to work with your child this school year. Each year I enter the classroom with a renewed sense of appreciation for the enthusiasm and love of learning each child possesses. I find this energy to be contagious, and it motivates me to work to my fullest potential.

I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin. Since graduation, I have spent the past 20 years teaching kindergarten through third grade. In addition to my teaching experience, I spent a few years working as an editor for an educational publishing company. I recently completed my Masters in Reading through Olivet Nazarene University.

There’s an inspirational quote I was introduced to early on in my career that has stuck with me ever since. It sums up how I feel about teaching. “A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was. The sort of house I lived in, or the kind of clothes I wore. But the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.”

It is my pleasure to work with your child. Together we can foster knowledge, independence, and a love for learning they will carry with them always.

I am looking forward to watching the children blossom this year!