- First Grade Teacher
Hello First Grade Families,
My name is Miss Gallagher, and I will be your first grade teacher this year! I am so excited to have you in my class! I cannot wait to get to know you and I know you are going to love first grade!
I graduated from Seattle University with a Bachelors in Psychology in 2016. In 2017 I received my Masters Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Puget Sound.
This is going to be my first year at West Mercer, I just moved to Seattle from Tacoma. I taught Kindergarten in Tacoma and I am so excited to be teaching first grade! I love to read, play with my cats Minnie and Albus, and do crossfit.
Our classroom is a very busy and fun place to learn. Our classroom is structured by a variety of hands-on learning activities, games, music, technology, and learning centers.
How to Get Ahold of Me
Communication is essential and I will be sending home a weekly newsletter at the beginning of the week about what we are doing in school. You can also visit our class website for weekly updates. In addition to that, we will be using Seesaw which is is an app that you can access to see how your child is doing throughout the day, as well as send and receive pictures and messages.
The best way to contact me is by email katie.gallagher@mercerislandschools or you can also call me at the school. I am looking forward to working together to make first grade a successful year!