Colleen Wray Second Grade

Colleen Santos Wray earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1987 and also completed coursework to be certified in Early Childhood Education.  In 2004 she earned National Board Certification.   She has been teaching second grade at Eden Gardens Elementary Magnet since 1993.  She supervises student teachers and is trained as an assessor/mentor for the Louisiana New Teacher Certification Program.  She plans and presents in-services for correlating the teaching of language and vocabulary with math problem solving skills and has had three grants funded to provide new technology and math materials for her classroom.  In addition to teaching second grade, Mrs. Wray has worked on the Yearbook Committee and sponsored the Fifth Grade Spirit Squad.