• Janita Willis
    Name:  Miss J. Willis
    Grade: High School
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    I graduated from Western Washington University in June, 2016. Two months later, I flew to Italy for my 14 weeks of student teaching. What a beautiful country! And the food…Incredible! My school placement landed me in an English department full of inspiring women, all filled with a passion for teaching but each with their own teaching style. It was such a wonderful opportunity to work with so many excellent teachers and I was able to learn so much with them in a short time.

    I returned to the States and in January, 2017, I received my official teacher certification. My dream of being a teacher began in Kindergarten and it has finally come true! I love working with middle and high school students. They are such a fun group to teach. They are developing their own passions and turning into their own person. It’s a time of excitement and discovery and it is a privilege to experience it with them.

    As a Cornerstone alumna, I am thrilled to be starting my career here. It is such a blessing to see God our Father in literature and history and to be able to share His presence and greatness with His covenant children. I pray we will all grow together in wisdom and understanding.

    Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. -- Proverbs 9:9-10

    I am so thankful for the support of staff and parents. This is such a wonderful community to begin in. I look forward to a year of reading and writing, learning and growing, creating and sharing with my students.

     

     

    The more that you read, the more things you will know.

    The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

    -- Dr. Seuss