This is part of a series featuring new teachers in our community.
Autumn Durrossette is a new first-grade teacher at Winfield Scott Elementary School.
Name: Autumn Durossette
Title of position: 1st Grade teacher
Education: BS Elementary Minor Early childhood MS Elementary Education
Experience: 12 years in kindergarten in Nevada MO
Family: Husband Kevin, and three children: Sophie, 8, Kasen, 5, Cash, 3.
Why did you choose education as a career?
“I always knew I wanted to teach young children. I love watching them discover new things. They are excited about the world! Every day early childhood teachers get to experience the miracle of children growing, changing, learning about the world around them. It’s amazing to watch a child accomplish something they worked so hard to do. It’s the best part of my job.”
What is the first on your list of priorities for the position?
“To be the best I can be and help my students succeed. “