Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Elgersma is new to Dayton's Bluff this year. She is one of the ELL (English Language Learner) teachers and supports students in grades two, four, and five. She has a BA in Blingingual and English as a Second Language Education from the University of Arizona, and a MA in Bilingual and Multicultural Education from the Universidad de Alcala in Madrid. She has previously taught 5th-7th grade.
When not at Dayton's Bluff, Ms. Elgersma enjoys reading long books. She moved to Minnesota this summer and enjoys exploring the Twin Cities in her free time.
Ms. Elgersma lives in Minneapolis with her pets. Although she misses her family in Arizona, she is feeling very welcomed by the Minnesotans!
The diverse student population of Dayton's Bluff makes Ms. Elgersma's job exciting and interesting every single day. She is looking forward to a year of learning and growth for herself and her students!