Hi! I'm Katie Linder. Here's a little information to help you get to know me better. Adams Central and Ball State University are my alma maters. In 2007 I became a teacher and have been teaching in grades K, 1, 2, or Title I Reading ever since. In 2010 I received my master's from Ball State. I have taught in Ossian, Decatur, and now, Monroe. I love teaching first graders!
My husband, Ben, and I live in Monroe with our two kids, Lexi and Luke. Ben is an Aerospace Technical Sales Engineer for Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. Lexi is in first grade and likes all things musical. Luke is in preschool and loves Spider-man and robots. I love spending time with my family! We enjoy going on family trips, bike rides around Monroe, and cheering on the Jets. Go Big Red!!
Every year, since I began teaching, I have had all of my students sign their names in my journal. I love looking back at that journal each year, knowing I will never forget my former students. They don't know it, but I learn a lot from them, and they become very special to me! My favorite memories are of students who were looking for ways to improve, learn, and grow in their reading. Watching first graders become independent readers makes my job fun!
A few of my favorite things... Sport - Golf City - Paris Candy - Starbursts Food - Pizza Stores - Target and United Art & Education Restaurants - Red Lobster and The Galley Drinks - Vanilla Latte and Hot Chai Subject - Reading Grade Level - 1st Grade...of course!