English Language Learners

Kim Bartell

ELL Teacher - Room 104

P: 515-242-8427 | E: kimberly.bartell@dmschools.org

Biography

My name is Kimberly Bartell and I teach our 1st Grade ELL Classroom.  I have been teaching for 15 years, 5 of them here at Moulton Elementary.  I am originally from San Diego, California and graduated from University of California, San Diego.  I also have my Master's Degree and Reading Endorsement from Drake University and my Spanish Endorsement from Grand View University.  I love teaching and watching children grow and learn!  When I'm not at school, I enjoy reading, traveling, going for walks and watching movies.

 

 

Tanya Dobson

ELL Teacher - Room 107

P: 515-242-8427 | E: tanya.dobson@dmschools.org

Biography

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be a teacher. My passion for teaching really began in 1994-1995 when I was a senior at North High School. I volunteered at King Elementary a few days a week, and it was there that I found the rewards of teaching. I started Grand View College in the fall of 1995. I graduated in December of 1999 with a degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in Reading and Early Childhood. I began my career at Moulton teaching 3rd grade in 2000. I am currently an interventionist working with 4th and 5th graders here at Moulton. My husband and I currently live in Ankeny with our children. I am currently working towards earning a masters degree in  curriculum and instruction with and ESL endorsement.

Katie Rieck

ELL Teacher - Room 107

P: 515-242-8427 | E: katie.rieck@dmschools.org

Biography

I enjoy teaching because every day brings something new and I appreciate that challenge. My favorite part of teaching is seeing the smiles on children’s faces when they succeed at something they have been working hard at. I graduated from Iowa State University in 2004 with a degree in Elementary Education. I also have endorsements in Reading, English/Language Arts and Coaching.