I’m Mrs. Gantz, and I believe that education is not just about knowing facts; it’s also about developing critical thinking skills and learning how to interact in the world. It is less about filling a box with knowledge and more about lighting a spark that will ignite a passion for learning. I encourage my students to explore, have fun, and ask questions. I strive to connect with students to help them feel comfortable and confident. I meet students where they are and create a personalized plan that addresses learning gaps and takes into account individual learning styles. When students are engaged and excited, they learn more readily and with greater retention. When I’m not living out my childhood dream as a teacher, I enjoy reading, hiking and camping, baking, singing, and exploring the world. I love trying new things and am always up for an adventure! I look forward to guiding you on your adventure, helping you reach your goals and discover your own love of learning.
With over 15 years of teaching and tutoring experience, I have taught ESL, Spanish, math, and art to grades K-8. I graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in psychology with a minor in economics and have the following certifications: EC-4 Generalist, 4-8 Mathematics, EC-12 ESL, 6-12 Spanish, PK-12 Art.