Mrs. Bates has been teaching since 2008. Her experience has all been in the primary grades, except for one year in 5th grade. She received her Bachelors degree and went back to receive her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction and teaching license. Mrs. Bates is currently working on another Masters in Culturally Linguistic Diverse Education to better support all students. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. Mrs. Bates is very excited for another fantastic school year and can't wait to embark on this wonderful journey with your child!