Jeromy Winter

  
Subject Expertise: Teaching language arts and writing
Education: MA in Reading and Language Arts from Fresno State; BA in Liberal Studies from San Francisco State University; Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and Reading and Language Arts Specialist Credential from Fresno State
Hometown: Selma, CA
Home Church: Selma First Baptist Church, Selma, CA

 

I hope you find my enthusiasm for teaching comes out in my lessons. I am passionate about teaching and want to impart what I have learned to other teachers. Learning and teaching go hand in hand. I will learn as much from you as you do from me. Through my courses, you will gain practical experiences to take back with you to your own classrooms. I hope you enjoy my classes and feel free to contact me anytime. 

Professional Experience: I have been teaching elementary school students since 2000. Most of my work thus far has been with 1st grade students. Prior to teachingI worked with adults with developmental disabilities and severe behavior challenges.

Personal Experience: I have experience in building and maintaining a website for my children’s swim team, as well as, maintaining my school’s website and my own web pages.

Scholarly Interests: I enjoy reading books and articles on the subject of teaching writing to young students. I have a great interest in using Web 2.0 tools with students. 

Honors and Awards: MA with Distinction 

Publications: Although I have not been officially published for written work, you can find me on the web for work I have done in the area of writing with the San Joaquin Valley Writing Project.

Recommended Reading: If you are interested in teaching writing, my number one recommendation is The Art of Teaching Writing by Lucy McCormick Calkins. 

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 14:23 ~ "All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty."

Favorite Music: I am an 80’s kid and I still love the music.

Favorite Activities: I enjoy vacationing with my family. We like to go to aquariums, historical sites, and beaches all over California.

Family Info: My wife, Jennifer, and I have three children, James, William, and Grace.

What Matters: Family and Friends

Pet Peeves: Rudeness 

What I Like About FPU: Fresno Pacific University has a student-centered philosophy.