Phone: 651-293-8970 x47194


Degrees and Certifications:

K-6 Elementary Teaching Certificate (College of Notre Dame de Namur, California) BA Art History (UC Santa Cruz, California)

Ms. Carmel Larson, WINN Literacy (K-2) Teacher


I am so excited to be a WINN Literacy Teacher (K-2) at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy!  WINN stands for 'What I Need Now.'  I will be working with primary students to help them achieve their literacy goals and become the best readers they can be.  I love the humor, directness, and honesty of primary students!  Good thing I can hide behind my mask when they make me laugh too hard. 😉 Winking Face  I look forward to meeting you all.

I have been teaching since 1997 (computers, first grade, EL substitute, Title 1 Tutor).  There was a 10 year break in there to raise my twin girls, Claudia and Claire.  They started college this year at Luther College in Iowa.  My husband and I are getting used to a quiet house!

I love reading, my family, animals, teaching, music, friends, ice cream, baking, ...