3rd Grade

Megan Crossett

3rd Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8429 | E: megan.crossett@dmschools.org

Biography

Welcome to 3rd Grade!  I am looking forward to working with the awesome families at Park Avenue this year! I have lived in Des Moines since 2009. I earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Family Studies from Grand View University in 2012. I earned a Master of Science in Teaching degree from Drake University in 2015. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family at the lake, going on road trips with friends, and reading.

Cindy Dawson

3rd Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8429 | E: cynthia.dawson@dmschools.org

Biography

I enjoy teaching and being a 3rd grade teacher at Park Avenue. I earned a Bachelor's degree from Grand View University and Iowa State University. I completed my Masters degree from Graceland University in Curriculum and Instruction.  I have two children and two kitty cats.  In my spare time I enjoy reading, gardening and watching movies.  I am looking forward to working with your child this year.

Claudette Nelson

3rd Grade Teacher

P: 515-242-8429 | E: claudette.nelson@dmschools.org

Biography

I am excited to be teaching 3rd grade for another year at Park Avenue.  I have taught in the Des Moines district since 2005.  I am originally from St Louis, Missouri - GO CARDS!!!!  In my spare time I like to spend time with family and friends, read, and listen to all kinds of music.  I am passionate about teaching and helping children attain their full potential.  I look forward to working with you and your children.