Dear Students and Families,
I am so excited to be a part of the Minneola Elementary Charter School family. This is my third year teaching at MCS, prior to that I had taught in private schools working with children with special needs for four years. I use several different modes of teaching because I believe each child learns in his or her own way. I include a lot of sensory activities to enhance the learning experience.
I studied at Auburn University and University of Central Florida. I have certifications in Prekindergarten-Primary Education (Age 3- Grade 3) and Exceptional Student Education (Grades K-12). I have also expanded my training with some Montessori and the Lindamood-Bell Reading and Language Programs. I continue to try to acquire skills that will aid in being a better teacher. I love psychologist Gardner’s Theory on Multiple Intelligences; it centers around the talents and strengths of each individual person and then encourages you to teach accordingly.
I am a Florida native, growing up in Maitland and moved to Clermont about a three years ago. I come from a very artistic family and have always enjoyed getting messy when learning! I love animals of every kind, I have two dogs- Remi and JoJo, and a cat named Pickles! Some of my hobbies are: singing, arts and crafts, kayaking, going to Disney, watching football, fishing and spending time with my family- Especially my nephew.
Remember, your child’s success in the classroom is enhanced by practice at home. I welcome your communication at any time. Feel free to contact me to discuss any concerns you might have. Please join ClassDojo, it is a communication tool that allows parents and teachers to communicate with ease. If you need your student's code, please email me and I will be happy to give it to you. To the left you will see different tabs including Newsletters, a Calendar, and important classroom information.
I am thrilled to work with your child and you to make the most of this year!
Miss Callie Godwin
Food: Chicken and Dumplings
Store: Target, Michaels, Bass Pro Shop
Treats: Rips, Sour Patch Kids, Twix
Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse, Crispers, Robata
Movie: Moana, Finding Nemo, Peter Pan
Holiday: Fourth of July, Thanksgiving
Music: Country, Top 40, Motown, Oldies, Classical (I like it all!)
Children's book: Where the Wild Things are
Authors: Mo Willems, Eric Carle, Harper Lee, and J.K. Rowling.
Birthday: May 13th