Favorite Stores: Kohl's, TJ Max, Barnes & Nobles Favorite Gift Cards: Amazon, Starbucks Favorite Restaurants: La Madeleine’s Favorite Color: Dark Blue Favorite Snack: Guacamole & Chips Favorite Beverage: Agua de horchata Favorite Flower/Plant: White Roses Hobbies: Traveling abroad, reading, walking, watching movies Too Many:Lotions & Cups Allergies: None Parent Help: Special projects, School Supplies, Class Parties Classroom Needs: Glue sticks, pencils, plastic cases FLAIM Love: I love FLAIM staff because altogether get to a solution for a certain situation and share ideas for teaching.
Shannon Scott, ELA
I have been teaching for 30 years. This is my 13th year at the FLAIM. I am from Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas....GO HOGS! My husband and I have lived in Baton Rouge for 31 years. I have three sons and one daughter. My oldest son is a nurse in Shreveport; my daughter and middle son are CPAs in Baton Rouge; my youngest son works in the restaurant business. My hobbies are reading, cooking and bike riding.
Favorite Store: Whole Foods Favorite Restaurant: Little Village Favorite Color: Red Favorite Snack: Cheese Favorite Beverage: Green Tea Favorite Flower/Plant: Anything I can put in a pot on my patio. Hobbies: Reading and Bike Riding Too Much: Cups and Mugs. Things I would LOVE for my classroom: Gift cards to Walmart, Office Depot or Target so I can get stuff when I need it.
Geralyn Broussard, ELA
I am from Baton Rouge and have taught for 38 years. I have a Masters in Special Education but have only used it to help students in "regular" classes. I worked for 19 years at an Arts Magnet School in New Orleans where we integrated art into our academic classes. I have taught from Kindergarten to 7th grades as well as writing.
Favorite Stores: Trader Joes, Chicos, Kohls Favorite Gift Cards: Barnes and Noble Favorite Restaurant: Parrains, Paneras, Monjunis, Rotolos Favorite Color: Any shade of green or brown Favorite Snack: Nuts, fruit and chocolate Favorite Beverage: Flavored teas and wine Favorite Flower/Plant: Sunflowers, Callilies Anything bright Hobbies: Reading, Traveling Allergies: No Too Much: Mugs, soap, lotions Parent Love: Special projects, School Supplies, Class Parties FLAIM Love: I love that I don't spend my time separating fights, sending kids to office...I love the way parents, teachers, administration all work together so that the students learn!!
Javier Martinez, Spanish
I am from Santa Cruz de Mudela, Spain. Teaching is my passion. I like the interaction with my students, to help them with their difficulties and to celebrate their daily achievements.
Favorite Stores: Target, Whole Foods, Trader Joe´s, Amazon Favorite Gift Cards: Sturbucks, Target, Whole Foods Favorite Restaurants: Mexican, Sushi, Any place where I can have a great Gumbo or Jambalaya Favorite Color: Blue Favorite Snacks: Fruit, nuts and chocolate Favorite Plant/Flowers: Anything similar to a Palm Hobbies: Crossfit, jogging, going the Pelicans games, listening life music, going to concerts or the theatre Too Many: Mugs Parent Help: School Supplies, Class Parties, Out of school (tours of the area, dinner, etc) FLAIM Love: I love being in such a great multicultural atmosphere. Teachers from all around the world communicating with students in so many different languages is something very special. Moreover, I love the way administration; teachers and families support each other to make teaching successful.