Welcome to Mrs. Garrett's Classroom Website!
I am very excited to be your science teacher this year at Jackson Middle School! Please use my website as a resource, or feel free to contact me with any comments or questions you might have.
Mrs. Garrett's Biography
This is my 15th year teaching, and my 12th year at Jackson Middle School. Previous to JMS, I taught in Hopkins, Eden Prairie, and in Singapore. Before I became a teacher, I worked in cancer and genetic research for 5 years at the University of MN. I have also worked in a corn cytogenetics lab, in catering, as a telemarketer, in a bagel store, and as an assistant in a hair salon. Fun fact about Mrs. Garrett #13 - I have had multiple careers!
I have a Master of Science in science education and a Bachelors of science in genetics, cell biology and developmental biology. Fun fact about Mrs. Garrett #205- I also have a minor in German!
I am married and have three fabulous and crazy boys. Fun fact about Mrs. Garrett #1- My boys are my life!
I love to travel and try food from different countries around the world. I love many different types of music, dancing, and singing. Fun fact about Mrs. Garrett #66 - Mrs. Garrett has been tap dancing since she was 3! I like to paint and do ceramics on my off time. Fun fact about Mrs. Garrett #105 - Mrs. Garrett owns a potter's wheel. For exercise, I play on a team in the Twin Cities ultimate frisbee league.