October 23, 2014
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Ms. Oertel

Hi!  I'm Ms. Oertel and I absolutely love teaching 3rd grade!  This will be my sixth year at Cale. Prior to Cale, I taught 3rd grade in Charlottesville and before that, 4th grade in California.

I love to travel and share stories about my experiences with my students.  I've visited far away places like Mexico, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.  I love to teach my students about different cultures and help them to develop their awareness and compassion for the world around them.  

This year, I look forward to co-teaching with my colleague and dear friend, Mrs. Tidmore.  I will be teaching Literacy, while she'll focus on Math, Social Studies, and Science.  Together we plan to create an exciting year of learning!