Welcome to 1st grade!
I am Kim Discher and I am thrilled to be teaching first grade at Emerson Elementary!
First grade is a huge year of growth. I am eager to support your child as they grow into a confident scholar and community member. I’m committed to creating a classroom environment where all feel valued, safe, loved, and supported. As a way to increase engagement and a feeling of welcome, last year I trained my personal dog to be a therapy dog for Emerson. He is full time in our classroom, but sometimes visits other teachers and students to help support the overall feeling of well-being in the building. He thrives in his job and loves being an Emerson Falcon. In addition to the academics, we also learn how to be safe, respectful, and responsible members of a classroom community. This means your student will learn how to identify and manage their emotions and develop a sense of empathy for others.
About Mrs. Discher
I attended City University for my BA in Education and University of Phoenix for my Masters in Art of Education. I grew up in Everett and was a graduate of EPS. I attended Emerson Elementary, Evergreen and Cascade. I live with my husband and Finn. Our son, Kyle, is married to Hannah and they have two daughters, Annie and Ella. Our daughter Ericka is a teacher as well. In addition to being a teacher, I am a health and wellness coach.
Some of my favorite things!
- Flower/plant: Roses or succulents
- Book: All books by Mo Willems
- Animal: Dogs
- Food: Fresh veggies and salmon
- Colors: Green and blue
I look forward to an amazing year, working as a team to help all students be successful. The best way to reach me is through the remind app or email. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to reach out to me for any questions you may have!