B.S., Elementary Education
Book: The Day the Crayons Quit
Favorite Song: Rhiannon – Fleetwood Mac
Hi there! My name is Mrs. Valera and I am the lead kindergarten teacher at CMIT Elementary. I am a former student of Prince George’s County Public Schools with a degree from Towson University in Elementary Education. I am excited to continue this journey at CMIT, beginning my third year in Kindergarten!
Greetings! My name is Ms. Miller and I bring you happy, West Coast vibes all the way from Los Angeles, CA. I am a graduate of Howard University with a degree in Elementary Education and I am so excited to spend another year teaching kindergarten at CMIT. I look forward to an exciting, fun-filled and exploratory year of kindergarten!
My name is Mrs. Smith (formerly Ms. Leslie) and I am one of the kindergarten teachers at CMIT. I have a a beautiful 6 month old baby girl named Mackenzie. I graduated from Towson University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. I have taught Pre-Kindergarten for four years and I am so excited for my third year in Kindergarten!
Food: Gummy Bears
Book: Extra Yarn
Favorite Trip: Hiking in Machu Picchu, Peru
Hello! My name is Mrs. Flanagan and I am a kindergarten teacher at CMIT Elementary. My background is in foreign languages (I speak Spanish at a near-native level!), disability programs, and urban education. I am passionate about providing an engaging and rigorous STEM education for our young CMIT scholars!