Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Halvorson joined the Como Park Elementary team as an Academic Support Teacher in 2021 after teaching 3rd grade for 5 years at a charter school. She returned to 3rd grade for the 2023/2024 school year. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire, and then got her K-6 teaching license and Master of Arts in Teaching from Hamline University.
When not teaching, Ms. Halvorson enjoys walking, reading, paddle boarding, horseback riding, and soaking in the sun. On the weekends, she enjoys movie nights with family and friends and going to the lake.
Ms. Halvorson was born and raised in Minneapolis, but fell in love with Saint Paul and moved east of the Mississippi River in 2013. She now works and lives in a suburb of Saint Paul with her family.
The energy and enthusiasm of the kids’ at Como Park Elementary is the best part of Ms. Halvorson’s job. She values the effort that the entire Como community puts into educating the citizens of tomorrow.
Ms. Halvorson’s Daily Schedule
7:30- 7:45 Greetings - B2G - Morning Meeting
7:55 - 8:35 Writing Composition and Foundational Skills
8:35 - 8:55 Vocab and Grammar
8:55 - 9:10 Math Review (M, T, W) Interactive Read Aloud (Th, F)
9:10 - 10:00 Specialists
10:00 - 10:35 Into Math (Mini Lesson)
10:35 - 11:20 Math Flex Groups (M, T, W) Math Talks - F & P Mini Lesson (Th, F)
11:20 - 11:50 Lunch
11:50 - 12:10 Recess
12:10 - 12:40 Social Studies (M, T, W) Specialist (Th, F)
12:40 - 1:10 Interactive Read Aloud - F & P Mini Lesson (M, T, W) Specialist - Lit Small Groups (Th, Fri)
1:10 - 1:50 Lit Small Groups