Department(s):Early Childhood Education
Grace is thrilled to be returning to the Lowry Community this year. Grace has been working with preschool and primary students for ten years. Grace has her Master’s in Elementary Education and is a lifelong learner. Before working in DPS, Grace made her home in Virginia where she taught kindergarten for five years. Grace has developed her passion for early education and is so excited to be teaching ECE again this year. Grace’s teaching philosophy is rooted in the belief that children learn most effectively when empowered by their learning, and the joy that comes with both embracing and encouraging a child’s innate sense of wonder, enthusiasm for discovery, and creativity. She strives, first and foremost, to create a positive and nurturing classroom environment, strong parent-teacher partnerships, and a canvas to create through play, inquiry, and artistic exploration. Grace is a Virginia Tech graduate (Go Hokies!) who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia. She and her husband love Denver and are looking forward to putting down roots and raising a family here. In her spare time, you will find her hanging out with her beloved cat Yahtzee, snowboarding, scrapbooking, and exploring the beauty of Colorado!