Ms. Simonds is a graduate from UTSA in San Antonio, Texas. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her teaching certificate is in Elementary Early Childhood Education. Ms. Simonds has been teaching at Loma Park Elementary School since 1998. She has taught Kindergarten for 16 years and 1st grade for one year. Ms. Simonds truly enjoys teaching Kindergarten. She enjoys seeing the children blossom into readers by the end of Kindergarten. When Ms. Simonds is not teaching she enjoys spending time with her family. She is married and has two children. Ms. Simonds also enjoys taking long walks, bicycling, traveling, decorating and many other activities. She looks forward to a great school year. Her students are eager to learn and progressing each day.