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    Welcome
     
    email: evansk@hudson.k12.oh.us
    Pone: 330-653-4204
    Classroom Twitter: @evansk_evans
     
     Meet Mrs. Evans
     
    Hello, my name is Kristen Evans.  I teach third grade at McDowell School.  My teaching career began in Bay Village teaching third grade, and prior to teaching in Hudson, I was a Reading Specialist for the Medina City Schools.  My educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree from Ohio University, a Master's Degree in Education from John Carroll University, a Reading Endorsement from Kent State University, and a K-12 Administrative License from Cleveland State University.  I am also currently pursuing a doctoral degree from Kent State University.  My husband and I live in Hudson along with our daughter Madison who will be attending Hudson High School this fall.
     
    Teaching is truly my passion.  I believe strongly in helping all students reach their highest potential.  I work to achieve this by creating a classroom environment that nurtures each student to take risks, to grow as learners, to be accepting of others, and to build on each students' strengths.  I believe that my role as a teacher is to work each day to create engaging learning spaces and to carefully determine the next learning steps for each student so that they are continually growing and progressing.
     
    I also strongly believe in the importance of the home-school connection, and welcome open communication with parents.  Teachers and parents as partners build a strong support system for students and are critical to school success.  
     
    I look forward to working with you and your child this school year! 
     
    "Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting.  So...get on your way." Dr. Seuss