This is part of a series of new teachers in the community.
Haley Troutman is a new third-grade teacher at Eugene Ware Elementary School.
Name: Haley Troutman
Title of Position: 3rd Grade Teacher
Education: Graduated Uniontown High School, 2010, earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Science (psychology) from K-State, 2014 and is currently earning a Master of Arts in teaching K-6 at K-State, anticipated graduation is May 2019.
Family: Married to Stuart Troutman, three children: Molly (6), Sadie (3), and Jett (4 months).
Why did you choose education as a career:
“I chose education to impact the lives of children, encouraging them to be well-rounded, productive members of society. It is my hope to help them become the best individuals and students that they possibly can be. I love children and want my students to know that they always have a safe place in our classroom – an environment where they will be loved, nurtured, and encouraged.”
What is the first on your list of priorities for this position :
“I am looking forward to meeting all of my students and their families. Although I have already met my 3rd-grade team, I am excited to connect on a deeper level, building relationships with each of them. A priority I have for my classroom this year is implementing goal setting, both personal and academic. I anticipate an exciting year!”