Phone: (520) 696-3825
Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Janet Castles and I am a native of Arizona and love all that Arizona has to offer. I am blessed to have each of your children in my class. Your child will be forever in my heart.
Defining Moment in my Education:
After a terrible experience in 5th grade, I was determined to make a difference to other 5th graders.
Core Educational Beliefs:
Every student is an individual with individual needs. Learning is a lifelong process and full of adventure. I want my students to enjoy that adventure.
I have enjoyed teaching students in the Amphitheater District for 25 years. I was fortunate to open Painted Sky Elementary. What a journey!
Copper Creek Elementary – 5th grade
Painted Sky Elementary – 5th grade
Education Degrees & Certifications:
University of Arizona – BA Elementary Education
Painted Sky Technology Coach
University of Arizona - PRIME math coursework
Why I am committed to Painted Sky:
Since opening the school in 2000 I have a commitment to make this the best school possible for students.
Hobbies and Interests:
When I am not teaching or planning things for us to do at school, I enjoy the outdoors and all that it has to offer – hiking, boating, skiing, gardening, and camping – especially with my family and friends.