Mrs. Mendez-Cruz graduated from Queens College with a Masters in Bilingual Education and Dual Bachelors in Spanish and Early Childhood education. She taught a Dual Language kindergarten class and has worked with children as an Afterschool Group Specialist for over 10 years. Now, Ms. Mendez is a fourth grade teacher. She believes that the educators in a child's life give children the tools to succeed and become apart of their communities. Once a child becomes self aware of their own capabilities the world becomes an endless fountain of opportunities.
Ms. Allison has been at PS 329Q for 6 years, working with 3rd and 5th grade. She is currently the grade leader with an awesome team of fourth grade teachers. Before joining the wonderful community at PS 329Q she was in East Harlem for 4 years also working in grades 3-5. Ms. Allison loves to travel and do her nails.
Ms. Rodriguez (4-305)
Ms. Rodriguez lives in Harlem, NY and graduated from the City College of New York where she received her B.S in Childhood Education with a Bilingual Extension, and a B.A in Psychology. Before graduating and becoming a teacher, Ms. Rodriguez was part of the Bilingual Pupil Services Program where she worked as a teacher-intern for three years, and learned about different Dual Language programs, and strategies to help our language learners.
Ms. Rodriguez believes that every student brings something to the classroom and that children deserve a teacher who believes in their potential no matter what.
Math and learning is all around us. The way we access it is what makes us special and unique.
Parent Engagement time will take place every Tuesday school is in session from 2:40pm-3:10pm. Please contact your child's teacher to make an appointment.
Students are expected to write down their homework each day in class in their homework planner. However, the homework that remains constant each night is:
- Read EVERY night for 40-45 minutes from your book baggy books and log a reading entry in Google Classroom.
- Study for your fact challenge!!! (Every Friday, students take a fact challenge in math class).
As for written homework, it will vary every week depending on the teacher and class your student is in.
What you can do at home?
Que puedes hacer en casa?