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Meet the SHADES Fair Garden Staff
Mrs. PJ Hoskins

 
My name is Miranda Navratil
I am from Maryville, TN
My education includes a BA in Global Studies and TESL/TEFL/TESOL certification, grammar specialization.
My experience includes Five plus years teaching in public and private Pre-K and elementary schools, one summer as a live-in camp counselor.
My skills and talents I want to share with children are second language skills: Spanish and American Sign Language/English grammar skills and hands-on games to foster fun learning experiences.
What inspires me to work with children is children’s excitement over learning and their ability to easily soak  up so much information quickly as a young learner
Other things of interest about me are I speak Spanish, as well as some ASL, Korean and Mandarin Chinese. I also lived abroad in South Korea and Taiwan for several years. I greatly value cultural diversity in regards to promoting personal growth and better achieving educational goals. 
   
 
Ms. Mia Flowers (Assistant Pre-K Specialist): Ms. Mia has been a SHADES employee since September 2013. She has been working with children for 13 years. When she is not at work, she likes to crochet and spend time with her family.
Ms. Shannon Montayne (Substitute Pre-K Specialist): Ms. Shannon has been a SHADES employee since September 2014. She grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Knoxville in 2011 after graduating from Johnson University. When she is not at work, Ms. Shannon enjoys painting, hiking, camping, and photography.