Mrs. Gates is excited to be in her 2nd year as Pilgrim Lutheran School’s 2nd and 3rd grade teacher.
A native of Michigan, Mrs. Gates holds her Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University and previously taught at taught at Trinity Lutheran School in Utica, Michigan. Mrs. Gates has served as a 2nd grade homeroom teacher, and has experience in kindergarten, 1st, and 4th grades.
Mrs. Gates is a member of the Pilgrim church congregation and has a strong interest in coaching volleyball. One of her greatest passions as Pilgrim’s 2nd and 3rd grade teacher is using the workshop method for reading and writing. She is eager to learn and is always finding ways to adapt methods of teaching to meet individual student needs.