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My name is Tina Westawker and I have been teaching kindergarten in Saint Paul Public Schools for 23 years. I grew up and live in Saint Paul. I went to Linwood School for kindergarten and first grade, Randolph Heights 2-6 grades, Ramsey Junior High, Central High School and earned my teaching degree at Concordia College. I am married and have 4 kids. One son now lives and teaches third grade outside of Boston, one son is in his second year of college, a daugher who is a freshman at Central high School, and a daugher who is in middle school at Open World Learning. I love animals and have 2 dogs, 2 cats and my daughters have a bunny and guinea pig. We also foster kittens for the Humane Society. I love the outdoors. I love taking walks and working in the yard. I enjoy horse back riding, camping, and being at home. I love teaching kindergarten. I love their energy and enthusiasm and enjoy watching them grow.