Dear Families of 1st Grade Students,
My name is Ana Arroyo and I am extremely excited to work with your child and your family this year. I look forward to meeting you and working together to support your child to achieve great academic and personal growth.
Here’s a little background about me:
Most importantly, I am extremely committed to empowering your child this year to reach his or her goals and dreams. I know your child will be extremely successful if we collaborate as a team and maintain clear and consistent communication.
“My teacher says I can grow up to be whatever I want to be. I want to be a kid.”–anonymous
Olivia’s passion is being with kids. Their energy, candidness and fun-loving nature draws her in. First grade is a magical year, where students blossom in both reading and writing. First graders’ energy and love of learning rub off on Olivia and school becomes a magical experience.
Olivia has been teaching since 2000. She has a variety of teaching experience including special education, preschool, kindergarten, first and fourth grade. Her master’s degree is in bilingual special education and she holds several other endorsements including; Early Childhood Special Education, Linguistically Diverse and k-6. Olivia speaks Spanish and loves to travel. She studied abroad as a teenager in Argentina and taught first grade for two years in Ecuador.
Olivia Spends her free time at home keeping up with her two children Cecilia and Max, who are both Columbine students. She loves the mountains and being outside. She is active and enjoys staying in shape.