School for Project Based Learning

School for Project Based Learning

Becky Chavez


About Me

Biographical Sketch:

I grew up in Fort Collins and went to PSD from first grade all the way through graduation at Rocky Mountain High School.  I am married and have two kids and a lively golden retriever. 

Educational Background: 

I did my undergraduate work at the University of Colorado in Boulder and graduated with a BS in Psychology and a K-6 teaching degree.  I also have a Masters in Reading from the University of Northern Colorado.  I've taught in PSD for 20 years.

Why I enjoy teaching: 

I love teaching for many reasons but one is that I myself am always learning. The more I know, the more I find there is to learn.

Favorite Books: 

I love Skippy Jon Jones!

Interest & Hobbies: 

Reading! Biking, hiking, swimming and most anything outside in the sun!

What I love about Olander: 

I love that Olander is a community that nurtures and cares for all members of our community.

Favorite Quote: 

Be the change you'd like to see in the world.

My Classroom

About My Classroom: 

I love first grade!  It is always so amazing to see the growth kids can make in one year.  We work hard to create a supportive, caring community in our class and throughout Olander.