Name / Position:
Crystal Wittenberg – Kindergarten Teacher
What is the most fulfilling part of your job?
The most fulfilling part of my job is being a part of early literacy. Teaching kindergartens how to be successful learners through reading is magical. I love seeing them succeed and grow a love for such an important life long skill!
Why do you love education / teaching? What made you decide to become teacher?
Teaching is my gift from God, I was created to be a teacher! Simply just following Gods will!
What do you love about CCCS?
So many things I love about CCCS! I love teaching all subjects from a biblical point of view, using the Word as a tool in all circumstances is such a blessing! The culture throughout our school is something to be desired; from students to families to staff! This team loves all the children and we want the best for every one of them! As a Teacher I feel heard and valued, I truly couldn’t ask for a better place to spend my days!
What motivates you to come to work each day?
My job brings me such joy from the classroom to the hallways! I love the families, staff and students. I don’t have days of not wanting to go to work but I do have days of wishing I was there.
What is the hardest part of your job?
Seeing a child struggle! My love for these students is so big it’s hard to see them struggle. I will work tirelessly trying to accommodate every learning need.
How do you measure success in your classroom?
Success is measured by individual growth through heart, spirit, and academics.
How do you help students succeed?
Finding the unique way that each individual child learns. Meeting a child where they are and building the foundation. Also partnering with the parents, communication is a huge part of a students success.
What’s your favorite thing to do apart from teaching?
I love spending time with my family. We chase the snow during the winter to enjoy some snowmobiling. We enjoy camping and boating during the summer months. As long as I’m with them it’s an adventure!
More Info about CCCS
Are you a parent wanting to know how your child can thrive at Crook County Christian School? At CCCS, we aim to help students pursue God through excellence in Discipleship, Academics, and Leadership!
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