Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Nancy Casey
My name is Nancy Casey and I am pleased to announce that I am the Elementary REACH Teacher at Coronado and Nash! Here is a little about myself: I received my B.A. from the University of Arizona and I have four endorsements from the U of A and the University of Phoenix that are in: Gifted, Reading, SEI, and in Social Studies! I have been in Amphitheater for over 30 years! I have taught and created programs in K-8 grades, was a Life Skills teacher, a Reading and Math Interventionist, created and taught Gifted Humanities programs in the middle schools and have also taught teachers on how to infuse Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving into their curriculum! I have thoroughtly enjoyed my journey as a teacher!
This is my first opportunity to teach REACH at the Elementary level and I am so excited! I am going to foucs on Creative Problem Solving activities and will involve my students in Student Centered, Higher levels of Thinking and Creative Problem Solving Projects! You can reach me on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during office hours at Coronado, and Thursday and Friday's at Nash.
On a personal side, I have a wonderful husband, two children, and four grandsons! I love gardening, painting, reading and needlework. My mother is a famous artist and has been teaching me. I have donated many paintings to charities around town. I have been on the Father's Day Council and raised over a million dollars for Type 1 Diabetes, and have been on the Board of St. Luke's and have helped raise over $100,000 each year for the elderly that live their who have limited means. I have loved doing everything that I have been doing over the years!
Here are the Phone numbers: Coronado #696-6674 Nash # 696-6472