Mrs. Nancy West

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Directory Information
Job Role: 
Phone Number: 
970-224-1600
Room Number: 
art /music room
About Me
Office Hours: 

I have been a teacher in Poudre School District for 12 years. I am married to a really cool guy named Jon, and we have  two boys who attend Poudre High School. We  also have two dogs and a cat.

 I live in the foothills of Fort Collins near Red Feather Lakes. I enjoy the outdoors a great deal. Exspecailly camping with my family in our 71 VW Bus. 

Educational Background: 

Bachelors in Eduction from The University of Minnesota. GO GOPHERS!

Why I enjoy teaching: 

Teaching alows me to contine my journey as a lifelong learner. I get to meet some great people of all ages. Each school year brings new people into my life. I am never bored and often find myself stepping outside my comfort zone which keeps things interesting.  Teaching is challenging and rewarding. 

Favorite Books: 

Life of PI

Gone With The Wind

Books with cool pictures and artwork!

Interests & Hobbies: 

Family, traveling,  hiking, camping, outdoors, animals,music and art. I love trying all kinds of new art projects. I like learning new techniques, exploring new mediums. I enjoy my family members and sharing their interest which right now includes, soccer and footballl games and watching my husband play drums in his very loud rock band. 

What I love about my school: 

The people. The staff is the nicest around. The Students are respectful and kind. I get to be creative as a teacher and continue my journey as a life long learner.

Favorite Quote: 

"Not all who wander are lost"

"Wake up to discovert that you are the Eyes of the World".

"Never look down on someone unless you're helping them up"

"Life is like a camera: Focus on what's important, Capture the good times, and develop from the negatives."

My Classroom
Courses Taught: 

This year I will be teaching Fine arts at PGA for grade levels K-12.

I also teach art at Red Feather Lakes, Livermore and Stove Prairie.

I teach Art and Musical Theater for the Options Program. 

About My Classroom: 

My classroom is a place for students to fill safe exploring their creative side. I encourage students to try something new all the time. My Goal is to have students engaged in a lesson while smiling. and learning at the same time. 

Position: 
Fine Arts Teacher