Hello, I am AnnMarie Kirby. I grew up in the Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts, not far from the Quabbin Reservoir, but came to New Jersey to attend Monmouth University, where I graduated with a double major of Elementary Education K-8 and Special Education K-12 receiving both teaching certificates. During my years at Dennis Township, I have taught Mathematics, Language Arts, Guided Reading, Science, and Social Studies to elementary and middle school students. Currently, I am teaching with the 5th grade team. My mission is to create a structured, exciting, fun place to learn. My students are encouraged to do their best, and not settle for good enough. Each day with my students is a gift that I treasure, and I thank you for sharing your child with me this year.