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Ms. MaryJane Smith » A little about me

A little about me

Hello Sycamore Families!


 My name is Ms M. and I am the Ed. Specialist for 4th and 5th grade.  I was born and raised in California, I have two beautiful children and a grandchild on the way!!  I have had the opportunity to work in all levels of education including college.  I started out as an Interpreter for the Deaf and as an advocate for special education. I graduated from Grand Canyon University with two Bachelor of Science degrees and earned two teaching credentials;Elementary and Special Education. This will be my second year here at Sycamore and  I am proud to be part of this team as we maintain the level of commitment and continue to provide education during the current pandemic.


Few of my favorite things;

Hobbies and interests: Incline hiking; kickboxing; boating: reading and spending time with my family.

Favorite books & Authors : The Road Less Traveled-  M. Scott Peck; This Present Darkness- Frank E. Peretti;The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe -C.S Lewis    

Food: Anything chocolate and my mom's cooking

Excited opportunities from my past: I did a radio commercial for KROQ; Interpreted at the Boys and Girls club for the quest speakers; Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal.