Mrs. Van Wormer came to Isador Cohen in 2009 when Alice Burney closed. Since coming to Cohen, Mrs. Van Wormer has enhanced the education of first graders by participating in the Very Special Arts Program which helps teach visual and performing arts to various classes. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Liberal Arts from California State University Sacramento. Mrs.
Mrs. Shin has been teaching second grade at Isador Cohen since 2006. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from California State University Sacramento. Currently Mrs. Shin teaches our second grade GATE class. Her teaching career started at Newcomer Center and then Oak Ridge Elementary where she taught kinder and first grade. In her spare time, Mrs. Shin enjoys traveling with her family and watching movies.
Mrs. Hubble has been involved at Isador Cohen Elementary since 1984; her three children all attended school at Cohen. As a parent, she volunteered until her children finished their school years at Isador Cohen. In 1999, Mrs. Hubble began teaching at Isador Cohen. Cohen had an Opportunity Room for troubled students; Mrs. Hubble would work with those students, as well as teach math to other grade levels. She went on to get her GATE certification while working at Cohen. Currently, Mrs.
Mrs. Ramos has taught at Isador Cohen since 2009. She graduated from California State University Sacramento in 1997 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology. Katrina started her first teaching job at Fern Bacon Middle School in 2001 as a special education teacher. She went on to pursue a Master’s in Education from National University, graduating in 2006; she received her special education credential at the same time. Mrs.
I want to welcome you to the 2017-2018 school year. For those new to the Isador Cohen Family, this is my third year as principal. I have been an employee of the district for approximately 18 years, ten years as a classroom teacher, 6 years as an instructional coach and two years as a principal. The staff and I are committed to the education of your child. We are willing partners with you on this journey. This means we are committed to continually examining our practices and policies to ensure that our school community works for all students. We are committed to making sure that every student that comes through our door is known by name.
As we partner together, I would ask for your involvement in our school community. I’ve come up with some statements that begin with “We Need You” to emphasize how important you are to the school community.
We Need You to volunteer in the classroom: listen to students read, make bulletin boards, organize papers and help with special projects
We Need You to volunteer around campus: help with beautification projects, coach a sport, facilitate an after school club, monitor students on campus or chaperone at events
We Need You to join our Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) to help us fundraise for teacher and student needs that our school budget cannot accommodate
We Need You on our School Site Council to make important decisions that impact our school
We Need You at Back to School Night, Parent Teacher Conferences, Science Nights, Literacy Nights, Open House, and Fall Festival