Kandi SteinkeWelcome to Alma Area School First Grade!  My name is Mrs. Kandi Steinke.  In our district there is only one first grade classroom.  I have a lot of experience in First Grade as I have been teaching for 35 years and most of my years were in a first grade classroom.  I graduated from Alma Area School in 1978 and attended Winona State University for my undergraduate with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education.  I taught in the neighboring school district of Gilmanton for 20 years and have been in the Alma District for 15 years.  Since coming into the Alma District I went back for my masters program at Viterbo University in Reading.  I also furthered my education by completing my degree as a reading specialist.  I love first grade students and their honesty and energy!  My first goal for my students is to develop a love of school.  A child that loves school will love learning! 

I grew up in Alma and so did my parents.  I am married to my husband, Alan, who also attended school in Alma.  We raised our daughters in Alma and they both graduated from this school.  I am very invested in the community and all of us received a good, well rounded education here.  The Alma area is a beautiful, peaceful place to raise a family and be involved in the community and school.  

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