Degrees and Certifications:

Claire Roberts

Ms. Roberts has been teaching ELL learners in St. Paul for 21 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with a minor in Economics from the University of South Florida. She has a Master’s Degree in ESL Education from Hamiline University in St. Paul. She has worked primarily in elementary schools with a focus the last 4 years on 2nd grade.

Outside of school, Ms. Roberts loves to spend time with her family and friends, read books, and travel. Each summer she plans a trip to someplace special. This past summerwith the pandemic,  she traveled to many Minnesota parks to explore. Ms. Roberts also enjoys activities outside like long walks with friends and bike rides to new places. When she can’t be outside, she likes to read and spend time at home.

Ms. Roberts has lived in the Twin Cities for most of her life. She has two grown children who visit frequently and two curious, friendly two cats. Her husband is mostly retired and keeps busy with a long list of projects around the house.

The staff, students, and families at Vento make it a pleasure to go to work and Ms. Roberts gets much joy from seeing her students succeed and grow. Ms. Roberts strongly believes the words of Nelson Mandela, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

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