Pre- Kindergarten/Kindergarten Staff

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Kindergarten

My name is Kristi Svacina and I would personally like to welcome you to Fullerton Elementary Magnet Center. I am married and have 3 kids. I love spending time with my family, camping, fishing, and being with friends.  I received my degree in elementary education with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education from UNO and I also have a masters degree in early childhood education from Concordia University. I am really excited and I know we are going to have a wonderful year!
STAFF:  Kristi Svacina
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Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten!! My name is Tricia Knock. This will be my 16th year teaching for Omaha Public Schools.  I taught First grade for 5 years before moving to Kindergarten.  I earned my Bachelor's Degree from University of Nebraska at Omaha. My husband Derik and I have been married for 13 years. Our daughter Madyson will be 9 in January. I enjoy reading, running and shopping.  Feel free to contact me with any questions.

STAFF:  Tricia Knock
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Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten! My name is Diane Sorensen. This will be my 19th year at Fullerton Elementary School teaching Kindergarten. I started teaching in 1978 for OPS and have taught both 2nd grade and Kindergarten. My Undergraduate Degree is from UNO and my Master's Degree is from Doane College. In my free time I love to hang out with my four adult children and my two little grand children. I also love to travel, especially to California to visit my youngest daughter. Kindergarten really is the most fun year!!
I hope you all enjoy this special first year of school with your children.
STAFF:  Diane Sorensen
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ECSE

Welcome to Preschool! My name is Bridget Corbin-Tipler. I am excited to be joining Fullerton as the Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Teacher. The 2017-2018 will be my 5th year teaching for Omaha Public Schools. The last four years, I was an ECSE Resource Teacher. I have my undergraduate degrees in Graphic Design/Studio Art and Online Media and Early Childhood Education Unified. I have my Master's in Special Education and currently working on my Administration degree. I recently got married this past May and have a step-daughter. In my free time, I love spending time with family, going to the zoo, spending time outside, photography and graphic design.

STAFF:  Bridget Corbin
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Pre-Kindergarten (Omaha School's Foundation)

Welcome to PreK at Fullerton!  My name is Michelle Mittlieder.  This is my fifth year at Fullerton and my 16th year overall of teaching Pre-K.  I graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL, with a degree in early childhood education.   I am from the suburbs of Chicago and moved to Omaha about 20 years ago.   I have 3 teenagers and one very spoiled dog.   I enjoy traveling, geocaching, shopping, and exercising.  I love teaching four & five year olds and couldn't have asked for a nicer school to teach in!
STAFF:  Michelle Mittlieder
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Kindergarten

Welcome to Kindergarten!  I am Ms. Grenawalt and I have been teaching in the Omaha Public Schools for over twenty years.  I have taught Kindergarten, First and Second Grade.  I graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Science Degree with an endorsement in Early Childhood.  Spending time with my two beautiful daughters, being outdoors, reading and scrapbooking are some of the things I enjoy the most.  I am looking forward to a new and exciting school year!

STAFF:  Angela Grenawalt
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