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Ms. Maggie Bell
2nd Grade ASPIRE Academy Teacher

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Hello, Gators!  This is my 8th year as an educator and my first year as a Glenhope Gator!  I am thrilled to be joining Mrs. Patton in our 2nd grade ASPIRE Academy.    As a graduate of GCISD's Gifted and Talented program, I am so excited to return to my roots and give back to our wonderful educational community.   I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of North Texas with my B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies EC-6, and received my additional English as a Second Language and Gifted and Talented certifications.   I loved teaching 3rd grade for 7 years in Northwest ISD, where I was a curriculum writer, team leader, graduate of NISD's leadership academies, and 2015 Elementary District Teacher of the Year.   For the past 4 years I have stayed home with my 2 young children, time that I greatly cherished.  I am so looking forward to returning to my passion of teaching!   In my free time I love going on adventures with my kiddos, reading, gardening, music, and shopping alone at Target with a Starbucks in hand!   It will be such a joy to get to know all of my students and their families this year.