Ben Franklin Elementary School
Empowering Academic Achievers and Lifelong Learners
Kerri Warkomski - email@example.com
Ms. Warkomski graduated from Penn State University, Temple University, and Widner University. She describes her classroom atmosphere as safe, posititve and trusting. The opportunities she provides to her student is for them to learn and be successful. Outside of teaching she enjoys traveling, my family and friends and attending professional sporting events. Ms. Warkomski wanted to be a sportscaster on ESPN before becoming a teacher.
Julie Brophy - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Brophy graduated from Slippery Rock University and Penn State University. The atmosphere in her classroom is very positive and encouraging. This allows students to feel comfortable to take risks and ask questions. Students in her small groups learn using the I Do, We Do, You Do, gradual release model. They learn skills by using hands-on activities that focus on each student's reading need. Outside of teaching, she enjoys reading books, going to her son and daughter's sporting events, and baking. Ms. Brophy as has a Reading Specialist certification and an ESL certification.
Elizabeth Keister - email@example.com
PJ Miller - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Miller graduated from Millersville University and Penn State University. He enjoys helping students find purpose in what they are learning; real-world application; collaboration; reflection. Mr. Miller enjoys spending time w/ family; taking trips to the beach; four-wheeling (atv) and riding his motorcycle. Mr. Miller used to race dirt bikes (motocross).
Anthony Santos - email@example.com
Mr. Santos graduated from Bloomsburg University and Wilkes University. His classroom is fun, explorative, relative, energetic, and respectful. He offers an opportunity for student to not only learn fundamental academic skills that will be applied in everyday life, but just as important or even more so, an opportunity to learn social skills, time management, organization, self-learning skills, collaborative and competitive skills; all aspects of living a productive life. He has a passion for teaching (obviously), traveling, sports, computing, and learning and understanding what he doesn't know yet. He decided in 7th grade to start the path to becoming a teacher. That summer after 7th grade, he began tutoring in a local summer program. He continued to tutor all the way through college. He taught his very first class as an eleventh grader to a class of freshman. He started subbing and worked as a TSS immediately after graduation. He entered Ben Franklin as a 3rd grade teacher not too long after. So at the age of 33, he has been teaching/tutoring for 21 years.
Tawnya Zeller - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Zeller graduated from Washburn University (BEd), The University of St. Mary (MAT), Cumberland University (M.Ed), and Nova Southeastern (EdS). In Mrs. Zeller’s classroom, students are given the opportunity to practice new skills in mathematics. Student’s learn more when they love what they are doing and feel confident in their new skills. Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Zeller loves to visit her twin grandbabies Adam and Natalie, playing with her puppies, cooking for her family, and bird watching.