Family: Daughter Eliana and son Dylan
School: Denair High School
Subject taught: Principal’s Secretary
Experience and education: 13 years working in education. Past positions include speech aide, attendance secretary, dance teacher and language arts teacher. B.S. in physical education with a minor in dance and concentration in teaching from San Jose State University. Previous co-owner of Backstage Academy of Dance in Turlock.
What most inspires you about working in Denair High School? The staff and students inspire me on a daily basis. We have so many wonderful things happening on our campus and I love to see everything play out and come together.
What are your biggest challenges as a classified staff member? My biggest challenge as a classified staff member is not having enough hours in the day to assist everyone.
What is your favorite support tool or activity? My favorite support tool is communication. I ask questions constantly. Other staff members at the high school and throughout the district are used to me calling around for an answer or solution to something!
What do you want your students to remember? I want the students to remember to be kind, courteous and patient. We are not only teaching them to learn subjects in school, but also reinforcing polite behavior on a daily basis. Also, remember to smile! It will get you far in life!!
How can parents support what you do? Parents can continue to be friendly when asking a question or needing assistance. It can sometimes take a while to solve a problem or get the correct answer so patience is always good too! Continue reading “Class Act! 10 questions for Monica Robers” »