You may remember her as Franklin’s math coach for the last few years. This year, Ms. Silva is teaching third grade. Get to know Therese Silva!
What is your hometown?
I was born in San Leandro, California.
How long have you been a teacher?
I have been a teacher for 17 years. Twelve of them were in the classroom at Earhart, and five of them were as a math coach.
What is your favorite thing about being a teacher?
One thing I like about teaching is that there is always
more to learn.
Who most influenced you, and how?
Three people influenced my teaching significantly: Ernie Schwartzman (my first year mentor), Phil Gonsalves (my math teacher), and Lenzie Williams (my tai chi instructor).
What else would you like your students to know about you?
I am very happy to be at Franklin!