My name is Stephanie Teitelbaum and I have been in the education field for 20 years. I started out teaching in the public school system in 1993. I taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades during my years at San Mateo Elementary and Twin Lakes Elementary. I took off a few years from teaching when my daughters, Sydney and Emily, were born. I went to work at the JJC Preschool (now the DuBow Preschool) for 5 years as the Admissions Director and then transitioned into the Assistant Director position. I went back to teaching elementary school in 2011. I taught 4th grade at MJGDS my first year, and then I taught 4th/5th Language Arts in 2012. I have now made the transition to teaching Middle School Language Arts. I have a true passion for reading and writing. I have an even greater passion and love for children of all ages. I thoroughly enjoy what I do and always do my very best to meet each child’s individual needs. I am looking forward to another great year in Middle School.
My professional mission as a teacher is to
- Empower my students to be proactive, cooperative, and life-long learners while modeling this myself as an educator
- Respect each student as an individual while providing a positive and safe environment for all students to be challenged to reach their full potential
- Foster a love for reading, writing, and most importantly, learning, while instilling the importance of respect for oneself and for others