Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education - USM Special Endorsements - Reading, Science
I want to start off by saying that I am so excited to begin the year with these wonderful third graders! This will be my fifth year teaching third grade and I'll be only teaching reading this year! I'm thrilled because I can't wait to share my passion for books and reading with eachand every student. I'm looking forward to getting to know each one of them individually, as well as their parents, guardians, and family members. I believe that parents have such a strong influence on children's attitudes toward school, as well as their eagerness to strive to do well and succeed. I have the highest expectations for all of my students, and I know that we will all soar through this year together!
So now a little about me! My name is Jessica Hisaw (recently married so aka Ms. Duke to former students) and I'm a graduate from USM with special endorsement areas in reading and science. I was born in Greenville, MS, but my father was in the army, so I've lived in many wonderful places, including Tampa, FL and Seoul, South Korea. I love to cook (too much) and I love doing anything outdoors! I am very enthusiastic about anything to do with art and music, and I hope to incorporate as much as I can of it into our curriculum. I have a wonderful
Again, I can't wait to get to know everyone and I hope to have a fun and successful school year!