My name is Kaia and I currently teach full-day kindergarten in Seattle, WA. This will be my fifth year teaching! I taught a 1/2 split my first year, 1st grade my 2nd year, and kindergarten for the last 2 years and this current year! I am SO excited to be teaching kindergarten--it's been my dream since I was little! Don't get me wrong--1st and 2nd graders are great and cute and all, but I think everyone can agree that kindergarten is "special" :)
This year I'm continuing my National Boards! I'll be working on Component 3 (I finished 1 and 2 last year). Our state has a big, long process to get your residency certificate, so I figured I'd do the biggest and the best one right away :) I'd love to hear from anyone that is currently going through or has gone through the National Boards process!
Besides teaching, I love to work on websites and web design. I'm not the greatest (I admit I'm a bit rusty) but I truly enjoy sitting at my desk staring at code all day! Ha! I taught myself HTML and some java when I was about 13 in order to create.... DRAGON BALL Z websites! I made lots of fansites for my favorite anime shows and even kept up a website to keep my friends in the loop (PRE FACEBOOK). I stopped the website business about 15 years ago but I'm picking it up again for the sake of blogging! Be prepared to see lots of changes around here!
In my free time, I love to play video games! I love Star Wars and I'm currently playing an online game called World of Warcraft. Feel free to contact me if you want to be Battle.net friends :)
I also might be known for dressing my kids up like Darth Vader ...