Name: Nicole LigonSubject: 3rd gradePhone: 541-386-1535Educational Background:Grant High School, Portland, ORUniversity of Oregon: BA English, Art History MinorPacific University MATThis is my 23rd year teaching for the Hood River County School District. I began my teaching career at Hood River Middle School. I taught 7th grade language arts, reading, and social studies, and 6th grade self contained. I taught 5th grade here at Westside for 10 years and am now into my fifth year of teaching 3rd grade. I love teaching at the elementary level and am thrilled to work with lower elementary students this year. I have 3 children, Lily 18, Isabella 16, and Ben 12. My husband, Blair, works in Glenwood, WA.I've traveled to many different countries and lived abroad several times. I lived and worked on Maui, and taught English in Japan.I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, reading, biking, hiking, skiing and taking advantage of all the opportunities the beautiful Columbia Gorge has to offer.