Always striving to better herself, Sierra Thernes is currently a K-3 Social Emotional Academic Support Education Specialist with a background working in several early childhood educational settings, including preschool, in-home care, and tutoring. Her passion for the arts, team sports, psychology, and social justice are woven into her daily practice as she designs differentiated project-based learning experiences to meet the unique needs of her diverse students. Along with providing the optimal learning environment, she strives to support her learners with transitioning into general education settings, requiring consistent coordination and collaboration with numerous colleagues, from program specialists, classroom teachers, administrators, to support staff and grade level teachers. Quick to laugh, to celebrate student successes at all levels, willing to take risks, and tirelessly seeking the best in others, Sierra brings joyful, inclusive learning to life.
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