Welcome 6th graders!
My name is Ms. Theodoris and I am very excited for the upcoming school year! This will be my 3rd year teaching at Samuel Mickle. I was born and raised in South Jersey. My educational career began at Saint Joseph’s University, where I had the opportunity to tutor children in Philadelphia schools. Living in Philadelphia, I studied Middle School Education and specialized in Mathematics and Science subject areas. For two years, I had the pleasure of working at the Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support, which guided me into Special Education. After graduating, I joined an Urban Teaching Residency Program that prepares aspiring teachers to be successful educators in urban schools. My residency took place in Philadelphia, where I co-taught 6th grade students in all subjects. While in this program, I received my online Master’s Degree in Special Education at Saint Joseph’s University. I am extremely grateful for these experiences thus far, and I look forward to new adventures!
While studying at Saint Joseph’s University, I had to privilege of visiting countries for study abroad and service trips. I participated in a Summer Immersion service trip with students at Saint Joseph’s University where I visited the gorgeous country of Guatemala. This is where my love of travel began! Soon after, I studied abroad in Greece during the summer. After this wonderful experience, I continued to travel with family and my closest friend to a variety of places around the world, recently including Croatia and Italy. In total, 10 countries and counting!
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, especially my fun-loving sisters, Athena and Martha. My twin sister, Martha, works in Mt. Laurel at a Global Fleet Management Company in Sales Support. My older sister, Athena, works in Philadelphia as a pediatric nurse. Both of my sisters are currently continuing their education! In my happy place, I am surrounded by family at our summer home in Brigantine, NJ. My family means the world to me!
Fun Facts about Ms. Theodoris:
I enjoy running in races! I have completed three half-marathons, four 10k races, and two 15k races. I recently participataed in a Duathlon (biking and running), and next summer I plan to race in a Triathlon! My sister and I enjoy training and racing together :)
I LOVE to watch the Philadelphia Flyers and Eagles (go birds!).
And finally, I LOVE LOVE chocolate (or any candy with chocolate). Everything in moderation :)
I am looking forward to this year! I am always here to help you succeed, and will do my absolute best to support and guide you. Always stay positive. Let's do this 6th graders!"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt