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Spencer Trail
Kindergarten
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Mrs. Richards
Reading Specialist - Spencer Trail
nrichards@nlsd122.org

About Me...

 Staff PhotoHi! I have been a teacher for 12 years, all of them spent in New Lenox. After many years as a classroom teacher, I made a big jump into the role of reading specialist. I continue to learn about how to best support not only our students, but teachers and parents.

 

Quick Facts...

Years Teaching:

12

Graduated From:

Eastern Illinois University (Bachelor's), University of St. Francis (Master's)

Family:

My husband and I had a sweet baby girl in May 2016. 

Favorite Author:

Robert Munsch

Started Working at NLSD:

2005

Favorite Thing About Teaching:

Kindergarten students experience huge leaps in learning. Everyday there are "lightbulb" moments when they realize the potential they possess. Getting to share in a child's first moment of reading is a privilege that I am so grateful to enjoy.

Hobbies:

I have traveled to 49 of the 50 states and love to read.