Name: Nicole Waibel
Position: Will teach in Jockey Hollow Middle School’s new behavioral program called the Lions Den, providing students with the emotional support they need in the classroom.
Coming from: Norwalk Public Schools (two years)
Grew up in: Lived in Monroe, but grew up in Norwalk
Education: Earned a Bachelor’s degree special education and elementary education from Southern Connecticut State University
What do you like most about teaching?
I love seeing kids grow hugely in a short amount of time. When we provide them with the emotional and counseling support they need, we’ll see them grow immensley.
What do you most look forward to about teaching in Monroe this fall?
The community. I have very good warm and fuzzies right now.