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Caroline Bentley
Intermediate School
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Mrs. Kraatz
4th Grade Math, Science,
and Social Studies - Bentley
akraatz@nlsd122.org

About Me...

 Staff PhotoHello! My name is Mrs. Kraatz and I am very excited to be your child's 4th grade teacher for the 2018-2019 school year!  This will be my 5th year teaching at Bentley, but my 1st year teaching 4th grade.  I currently reside in New Lenox with my husband of 2 years, Eric who is a 5th grade teacher in Frankfort and our dog Cooper.  I am very close to my family and I enjoy spending time with my husband, parents, older brother and sister-in-law. 

Quick Facts...

Started Working at NLSD:

2013

Favorite Books:

The Hunger Games
Harry Potter
Wonder

Hobbies:

Running
Playing Softball
Reading 
Spending time with Family & Friends

Education:

Grade School: St. Mary Nativity
High School: Joliet Catholic Academy
Undergrad: Saint Xavier University - Elementary Education - December 2012
Endorsements: Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science & Minor - Physical Education
Graduate: Reading Instruction - Olivet Nazarene University May 2017  

Favorites:

Color: Purple
Restaurants: Potbelly's, Buona Beef & Outback Steakhouse
Sports Teams: Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks & Notre Dame
Movie: A League of Their Own 
TV Show: Chicago Fire/PD & Hawaii 5-0
Food: Italian
Candy: Dark Chocolate & Swedish Fish
Birthdate: February 21st