This is part of a series telling about the new teachers in our community.
Theresa Hurd is a new preschool teacher for USD 234.
Name: Theresa Hurd.
Title: Preschool teacher for USD 234
Experience: Taught preschool with Head Start for 13 years.
Education: In 2003, I graduated from Pittsburg State University with my Bachelors in Family and Consumer Science with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Development. This past summer I was accepted into the Teacher Apprentice Program at Wichita State University. I am currently taking online courses to earn my teachers license and certification for Special Education.
Family: “My family has been a huge support to me.” Husband, Doug, and ten-year-old daughter, Elsie who will be starting 5th grade.
Affiliations: Attends the Fort Scott Nazarene Church.
“I feel that I was called to teach. I want to have a positive impact on children and their families. For me, teaching can be challenging, rewarding and so much fun!”