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       My name is Tarah Colón and I am beyond excited to be going into my eighth year at UPCS! This 2018-2019 school year, I will be teaching 8th grade Language Arts/History, 8th Dual Language Enrichment, ELD, and 8th grade Advancement. I received my degree in Sociology  and minor in Psychology from CSUCI, and I completed my teaching credential and Masters of Education at the University of LaVerne. 
        This year, I will continue to be the head of Student Leadership with the middle school. I welcome university credential candidates and observers in my room; I love sharing my passion with future educators! I absolutely love working with teenagers, and it is so wonderful to work with a collaborative school in our community!
       This summer, I went to Disneyland with my teacher buddies Ms. Bender and Mr. Finch, hung out at the pool, and celebrated my nephew's first birthday on July 4th! It has been a fun summer of relaxation! 
       I will be using Parent Square to update families and students of assignments and announcements daily. You can download the app on your smartphone for text alerts and notifications as well; otherwise, you will receive the emails directly to your inbox.  Parent Square makes life so much easier for both teachers and families!! Love it! I also encourage you to access Parent Connect to see student grades and assignments. Please feel free to contact me with any questions. 
    Miss Tarah Colon
    Grade/Subject:  8th Grade Language Arts & History
    Email: tcolon@pleasantvalleysd.org
       805 484-1872
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