Mrs. Kami Labs

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Bachelor of Education-Elementary Education Master of Education--Reading

Mrs. Kami Labs

Hello! 

     My name is Mrs. Kami Labs and I am the 1st Grade Teacher.  I am super excited to be a part of the New Underwood School District.  We are going to have a fabulous year of learning and fun this year!

     My husband Greg and I live in Rapid City as new "empty nesters"  My son attends Black Hills State in Spearfish, and my daughter graduated from SDSM&T and lives and works in Colorado.  Greg and I have two dogs: a chocolate lab and a shih tzu mix, both of whom are crazy.

     I graduated from Northern State University with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Early Childhood Education.  In 2013, I earned a Master of Education degree from the University of Sioux Falls with a focus in reading.  In 2014, I completed Reading Recovery training with the University of USD.  I recently passed the Praxis test to add Library Media Specialist to my teaching certificate.  

     For the past 17 years, I have been an elementary teacher for Hill City Elementary School.  During that time, I taught preschool, kindergarten, 2nd grade, Title 1, Reading Recovery, and was literacy coach for the elementary staff.  Teaching young children is truly my professional calling.  I consider myself to be a lifelong learner as well.

     Some of my favorite hobbies include reading, crocheting, traveling and browsing in bookstores.