Jessica Thompson

1st Grade

Experience:  I have 13 years of teaching experience in a variety of elementary and middle school grades.  This is my first year at Word of Life and I’m so excited to be here!  Previously, I taught at a Lutheran school in Oviedo, FL.

Education: I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Central Florida and my Lutheran Teacher’s Certification from the Concordia House of Studies

Classroom Goals: 1.  My students will know that they are loved by Jesus and are unique, cherished creations of God.

2.  My classroom will be a place where all students feel loved, safe, and important.

3.  Each child will be given the tools they need to grow to their full potential; academically, socially, and spiritually.

Interests: Reading, running, going to the beach (which is hard in Missouri!), hanging out with my husband, kids, and dogs, being in nature, exploring St. Louis

Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:28