This is an update to a blog post from 2014 April is Jazz Appreciation Month. When we as music educators hear about using
I’m a retired music teacher, church music director, adjunct professor, TPT seller, and CASA (I don’t sit still!).My wonderful family includes a retired art teacher husband and two wonderful daughters. One daughter is a music teacher herself (as is her husband), and my other daughter works with clients at a developmental day program. Her husband works for our local newspaper. I have two furry children: a cat and a dog.My church family completes my life. Decompressing strategies? I love yoga, gardening, painting parties, swimming. I also love a good laugh with Stephan Colbert, The Office, The Good Place, and old Carol Burnett shows.
What am I like personally? A little goofy. Somewhat scatterbrained. (I set up class jobs in my classroom, one called “Mrs. Stafford’s Brain”.) I enjoy people and learning from them. Working with kids has got to be one of the best things in the whole world.