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I am currently the Special Education department leader at Coon Rapids Middle School. I have been teaching for 34 years. I taught second grade for 7 years. All other years have been in special education. I have been teaching in Anoka-Hennepin for 26 years. I began my career in Anoka-Hennepin at Coon Rapids High School. I have been at Coon Rapids Middle School since 1995. I have been Special Education department leader for the last 10 years.
Calvin College, Grand Rapids Michigan Bachelor of Science: Social studies and elementary education
University of St. Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota Masters Degree: Special education: learning disabilities and behavior problems
I am married to Rick Gabriel. Together we raised 4 children. We have 7 lovely granddaughters and 2 handsome grandsons and 1 friendly dog. We enjoy sailing on Lake Superior and downhill skiing. In my free time I like to read, walk, scrapbook and create Shutterfly books.
Thank you for supporting your student's education! I am excited to work with your child and watch their growth. Together we can help your child achieve success!