Welcome to my websiteName: Kris Giesen-TylerGrade/Subject: EnglishPhone:Email: email@example.comHi!!!
My name is Kris Giesen-Tyler and I have been a teacher for 16 years. I graduated from St. Olaf college, waaaaay back in 1990 with a double major and double minor. After several years of putting my expensive, liberal arts degree to good use waiting tables, I decided to go back to school and get my MA in curriculum design and instruction. I attended Bethel College, and started my teaching career at South St. Paul ALC. I spent another year subbing, closer to my home in Belle Plaine and then moved, with my two boys to Dodge Center. After several years there, I met my husband. He lived in Omaha and we decided, in blending our families, that we needed to move to a place that was "ours" and not "mine" or "yours." We moved to Graceville, where we had our beautiful daughter, Finn, and I taught high school English there until the tenured teacher returned. I spent the next five years working at Tiospa Zina, the tribal school, in Sisseton, South Dakota. 2018/2019 will be my third year, here at Campbell.
Cori and I live in Wheaton with our daughter, Fionnula (8) who will attend 4th grade in Campbell. Dylan lives in Watertown, SD and works in Summit. Nick and his wife, Megan, and my grandson, Theo, live in Kansas where Nick is stationed with the Army. Cori's daughter, Aubrey, lives with her mother in Omaha. We have 2 dogs and one giant cat. Finn has faced several challenges in her short life (intractable epilepsy, early onset autism, ehler's danlos syndrome, and a feeding tube) and our animals help her learn to show affection and compassion.
I am very excited to be teaching at Cambell-Tintah and getting to know both staff and students. I have been made to feel so welcomed and am having so much fun in the classroom. It is very exciting to be able to teach such a wide variety of ages and English subjects.
This next year (my 3rd year here) I am super excited to be teaching concurrent English, which will give Campbell students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. How cool is that?!?!?!
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