Degrees and Certifications:
BA Politcs minor in Spanish- Ithaca College MS Education with certification in TESOL- Nazareth College
Ms. Keri Donlon
Hello y hola! I am Keri Donlon and I am an EL teacher. This is my second year teaching at Highland Park Senior High, and my fifth year in the district. I moved to Saint Paul in 2015 from Rochester, NY, where I taught at the high school level for 5 1/2 years. Prior to that, I lived and taught English in Monterrey, Mexico. My last 2 years in Mexico I taught at the esteemed PrepaTec Cumbres. Besides teaching, I have worked in advocacy work for migrant families. Being an English Language teacher is especially important to me becasue I am the daughter of an immigrant. I am passionate about young people and their families succeeding in their new country.
My fiancee and I live in Saint Paul with our cat. We enjoy exploring the area by going out to restaurants, seeing live music, going to movies, hiking, and biking with my brother and sister in law. We also love spending time with our 51/2 year old twin niece and nephew, and 4 year old niece and baby nephew in Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin.
My schedule for the 2019-2020 school year is:
Period 1: English Language Development 9 in room 2218
Period 2: English 9 w/ Ms. Becker in room 2214
Period 3: English 9 w/ Ms. Becker in room 2214
Period 4: Prep
Period 5: World History in Room 2211
Period 6:Professional Learning Community Meetings
Period 7: World History w/ Ms. Kallestad in room 2204
This year I am one of the Link Crew Coordinators and am thrilled to be a part of the team at Highland Park Senior! I look forward to an excellent school year.