and Social Studies - Bentley
Hi! My name is Mrs. Kraatz and I am very excited to be your child's 6th grade teacher for the 2017-2018 school year! This will be my 4th year teaching 6th grade Math, Science, and Social Studies at Bentley. I currently reside in New Lenox with my husband of 1 year, Eric who is a 2nd 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.
Started Working at NLSD:
The Hunger Games & Harry Potter
Running, playing softball, reading, and listening to music!
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
Restaurants: Potbelly's & Buffalo Wild Wings
Sports Teams: Cubs, Bulls, Blackhawks and Notre Dame
Movie: A League of Their Own & Pitch Perfect
TV Show: Chicago Fire/PD & Hawaii 5-0
Candy: Dark Chocolate & Swedish Fish
Birthdate: February 21st