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Mrs. Parks is a 4th grade teacher at Dennis Lab School. It is very important to Mrs. Parks that every student has a safe environment in which they can learn and grow. She enjoys creating engaging and creative lessons to encourage a love for learning. Mrs. Parks leads the Student Senate group, where students help create activities that improve the student body at Dennis Lab School and in their community.
Mrs. Parks earned her Bachelor's degree In Elementary Education from National Louis University. She earned her Master’s degree in math and science education from The University of Illinois.
Mrs. Parks is married to Jeff Parks and has 2 children, Miles and Maggie and 2 step-children Tim and Trevor. She has one grandchild, Rylan. When Mrs. Parks isn’t teaching she loves to craft, travel and spend time with her family.