Mrs. Nguyen has been a teacher in the Oak Grove School District since 1991 after completing her Bachelor of Arts Degree and Teaching Credential from California State University, Sacramento. She also holds a Bilingual, Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) certification. As a first-generation immigrant born and raised in Vietnam, Mrs. Nguyen is proud to share her experience, language, and cultural background with her students. Mrs. Nguyen’s goal is to provide a fun, safe, and enriching environment that promotes academic and social growth. She holds high expectations for her students and believes that everyone learns best with encouragement and motivation. She wants her students to take pride in their individuality while respecting the cultural diversity of others around them. She also hopes that her students will embrace the important values of kindness, hard work, and perseverance in their quest to become happy, confident, and lifelong learners. She believes in building a strong home-school partnership for all students to thrive and blossom into contributing members of our community. She is happy to be part of Stipe and looks forward to the implementation of STEAM @ Stipe this coming school year.