Swangim, Laura - Kindergarten

I am so excited to work with you and your child! I am sure this year is going to be a year full of fun, learning,  and lots of adventure! I can't wait to see what this year has in store for us!
I grew up in Rockingham, NC but have made the Asheville area my home for the last 21 years. I graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.  I earned my National Board Certification in 2003 and renewed my certification in 2013. I have been Glen Arden's Teacher of the Year, which is one of my greatest honors. I have worked with the most amazing educators and leaders and they have made me the teacher I am today. For each of them, I am forever grateful. 
I have taught Kindergarten, First, Second and Third grades. I am excited to be back in Kindergarten! It is my mission to instill a love for learning and being an active member of our classroom. Your child will teach me as much as I will teach them, and I am so looking forward to it! Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns, communication is a must! I look forward to a successful year!!

A few of my favorites:

Color - blue
Season - Fall
Food - Mexican
Drink - Starbuck's Salted Caramal mocha 
Song- The Sun will Come out Tomorrow (from the movie "Annie")
Book - I love children's books!!!
Sports - Football/baseball