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April Draine

Hello parents! I am the ARI Reading Specialist here at Chaffee Elementary School. I was born and raised right here in Huntsville, Alabama and am a proud product of Huntsville City Schools. I am married, and I am the mother to 3 beautiful children. In my spare time, I love to travel, sew, read, and hang out with my family.

As a teacher, I believe that given the right environment, support, and encouragement, all students have the ability to learn and thrive. This school year, I hope to help teachers enhance their instructional practices by integrating purposeful and helpful reading strategies and resources.
Education: 
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, Alabama A&M University 2003
Masters of Arts, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Phoenix 2006
Certifications: 
Class B Elementary Certificate
Grade Level K-6

ARI Certified

Level 1 Google Certified
Department: 
Additional Certified Staff
Experience: 
10 years as a 5th and 6th grade teacher.
5 years as an instructional coach.

Email:
april.draine@hsv-k12.org