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Ms. Hannah Halferty
Hello Shawsheen Families!
My name is Ms. Hannah Halferty, and I am ecstatic to be a member of the Thunder Bird Family! I am a preschool teacher who is passionate about working with children whom have a variety of abilities and interests. I am Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and use ASL and PSE when communicating with adults and students.
It is always my goal to be intentional when teaching; I firmly believe that teaching a child HOW to think will ignite their love for learning through discovery. Early childhood experiences are vital to the cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development of each child, and healthy interactions with peers and trusted adults are essential for all children. It is my honor to be a facilitator of these learning experiences, and create a welcoming, safe, fun, and loving environment that is inclusive for all of my students.
I received my B.A. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Northern Colorado. I am currently working on my M.A. in Early Childhood Special Education from Grand Canyon University, and my Director license through the Colorado Department of Education.
A few of my favorite things: time spent with family, coffee, kayaking, hiking, dancing, and spicy food!