Our Sunshine Teachers....
Amber Burns, Pre-Kindergarten Aide
Mrs. Burns comes to us this year as our new Pre-Kindergarten Aide. She spent the last 4 years as a very active member of our School Board, with 2 years as our Board President. She enjoys volunteering as much as possible and spending time with her 3 girls.
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Candace Cadell, Nursery Aide
Degree: NYS CERTIFIED N-6 EDUCATION, Masters in Education
Teaching Experience: 35years
Mrs. Caddell recently moved to LeRoy to be closer to her children and grandchildren after retiring from Hornell Elementary School. She enjoys reading, sewing, and gardening as well as staying active through yoga and aqua aerobics which she taught at her local YMCA for 26 years! She is a great asset to our school community as aide of the Nursery Program with Mrs. Suriano!
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Cassie Connolly, Pre-Kindergarten
Degree: Currently pursuing her teaching degree
Teaching Experience: She has been a teacher's aide since 2014. Teaching Pre-K at Sunshine for 2 years.
Mrs. Connolly was born and raised in LeRoy. She is an active member of the American Legion and regularly volunteers there. She loves to spend time with her family and go camping. She held a position on the SNS board. Her son attended Sunshine and his progress and excitement led her to apply for the Pre-K teacher position. She loves our preschooler's enthusiasm, motivation to learn and sense of wonder. She encourages learning with hands on play, classroom experiments, field trips and lots of fun activities.
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Dawn Suriano, Nursery & Playgroup
Degree: NYS CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION,
Masters in Education
Teaching Experience: 15 years
Mrs. Suriano lives in her hometown, LeRoy, with her husband and two children. She taught eight years at Avon and Cal-Mum schools as a special education teacher working with a wide range of ages and learning styles. She was an active Sunshine Board Member while her children were in attendance and is an incredible asset to our school community. She strives to nurture the growth and development of Sunshine’s Playgroup and Nursery students with Mrs. Caddell!
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