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      30 Years

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      30 Years

    Hello, my name is Jill and I’m from Iowa. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a concentration in Reading. I’ve been a licensed teacher for 30 years in Minnesota, and then Iowa. I have 30 years experience teaching Christian preschool in a classroom, teaching different age levels while substituting in Christian schools, and tutoring my own children. I’ve also taught K-6th grade Sunday school, church midweek, and VBS classes for 30 years. I am currently teaching English as a second language to children online through VIPKID. I have been teaching with them for almost 2 years. I also currently serve on the board for Joyful Journeys preschool and Child care. My husband and I have raised 4 awesome kids of our own who have grown to be a physician assistant, a dentist studying to be an oral surgeon, a married daughter in grad school studying to be a doctor of physical therapy, and another still in college. I am a fun, friendly, patient, high energy teacher and I will continually take more classes to further my knowledge for teaching. I love to get to know my students to help with their skills and I would love to teach classes online with more children!

    I have always known that Jesus is my Savior. I was raised in a Christian home, attending any and all church activities and services. I have always been a member of LCMS. I earned my college degree intending to teach children and share my faith and love for God whenever possible. I have worked most of my life teaching in Christian schools and/or Christian preschools. The last 2 years, I have been enjoying teaching English as a second language to children online. I’ve absolutely loved it, but I miss telling children about Jesus. I have learned that I need to keep Him first in my life to find real joy while here, until I can live eternally with Him.

    Being with my family, reading, walking, cooking, baking, camping, boating, decorating my house and anyone else’s who will let me decorate their house, crafts, painting, sewing, gardening and taking care of our acreage, bible studies with friends, church…

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