Degrees and Certifications:
B.A.S. MEd MEd Leadership National Board Certification
Ms. Mary Ross has taught at EXPO for 21 years. She has been in the education field teaching ECFE, Kindergarten and first grade for 26 years. Mary received her Bachelors degree in education from the Univerity of Minnesota, Duluth. She received her MEd from St. Mary's University and her Masters in Leadership from Concordia University. In addition to her degress she also achieved her National Board Certification.
When not teaching kindergarten, Ms. Mary enjoys camping, running, hiking and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings. If it's outdoorsy and active, Ms. Mary likely will enjoy it!
Ms. Mary lives in the Mac Groveland area with her significant other and their dog Gabby. As a family they like to play Scrabble, cribbage, travel and go for bike rides.
After 26 years working in education, there is no place that Ms. Mary would rather be than teaching at EXPO Elementary. Being a Kindergarten teacher is both an incredible responsibilty and a tremedous delight. There is no better career than being able to introduce kids to the wonder of learning while fostering their creativity and idependence. Teaching children to manage the lunchroom, open a locker, problem solve, read, write and make friends makes Ms. Mary smile each and every day.