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Ms. Marielena Gaona-Mendoza

About Me
Hello, 
My name is Marielena Gaona-Mendoza (Students can call me Ms. Gaona or Ms. G). I teach Special Education K-2 in Room 6. I was born in México and came to the United States when I was twenty-one years od. I am married and have four adult children with different learning abilities, which lead me to the area of education so I could find out more about their learning abilities and how to better support them during their school years and beyond graduation.  I got my Bachelor's Degree in Cross-Cultural Studies and a Special Education Mild-Moderate Teaching Credential. 
 
I have been an educator for thirty years, and this is my 5th year teaching Special Education at the Redwood City School District. I really enjoy teaching students to read because I believe that when students become proficient at reading, a world of opportunities open for them; it empowers them to become whoever they want to be and the sky is no longer the limit.
 
 
 
Acerca de mi
Hola,
Mi nombre es Marielena Gaona-Mendoza (los estudiantes me pueden llaman Sra. Gaona o Sra. G.). Yo soy la maestra de Educacion Especial de Grado Kindergarten a Segundo Grado en el Salon 6. Soy casada y tengo cuatro hijos adultos con differences formas de aprender, lo cual me llevo al area de education special para aprender mas acerca the las differences formas de aprender y como apoyar a mis hijos durante los anos escolares y despues de graduacion. Tengo mi Licenciatura en Estudios Transculturales y una credential de Maestra en Education Especial Leve-Moderada.
 
He sido una educadora por treinta anos, y este es my quinto ano enseñando en el Distrito Escolar de Redwood City. Realmente me encanta enseñar los estudiantes a leer porque creo que una vez que ellos aprenden a leer, se abre un mundo de oportunidades pare ellos, lo cual les da poder de ser lo que ellos quieran ser y ni el cielo es el limite.