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Spencer Pointe
Elementary School
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Mrs. Tekiela
Reading Specialist - Spencer Pointe

About Me...

 Staff PhotoHi! My name is Mrs. Jennifer Tekiela. I have been a teacher for 21 years. My career began in Dolton School District 148 where I taught 4th Grade, 5th Grade, P.E. and Title 1 Reading. Currently, I teach 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grade Power Reading here at Pointe. I know I have the best job in the world. Your children make my job fun!

Quick Facts...

Years Teaching:


Started Working at NLSD:



Married with three lovely children.

Graduated From:

Governors State University 1998 Bachelor of Education

Governors State University 2004 Master's in Reading

Governors State University- 2018 Master's in Principal Leadership 

Dyslexia Certified-IDA - 2012





Favorite Book:

The Paperboy By: Dav Pilkey

Favorite Thing About Teaching:

My favorite thing about teaching is having the opportunity to be a part of someone's life in such a positive way. Helping students, parents, and teachers truly makes me feel happy.