Hi! My name is Anne Marie Horan and I teach sixth grade ELA at Jarvis Middle School.
How long have you been teaching or working in the district?
What do you like best about what you do?
That “light bulb” moment when the student finally gets it!
What event here at Central Valley CSD has made/makes a difference to you personally and in your career?
Jarvis Middle School is a family that has accepted me since day one.
Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?
My family keeps me very busy outside if school. I have a husband, 4 sons, 2 daughter-in-laws, 3 grandchildren and 1 grandchild on the way. I love spending time with all of them!
What former jobs have you held?
I taught English at Notre Dame Jr/Sr High School for 8 years, 5th and 6th grade Math and Science for 2 years at St. Mary’s in Clinton and 1st Grade for 3 years at Our Lady of Lourdes School.
Where were you educated?
I received my Associates Degree from MVCC, my Bachelors Degree from SUNY Oneonta and my Masters degree from SUNY Cortland.
Where have you lived?
I currently live in Utica but have spent time in Virginia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Connecticut.
If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?
Spend it with my entire family…anywhere!
What book and/or author are you currently reading?
I am reading Origin by Dan Brown.
If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?
Ed Sheeran or Pink
What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?
Star Wars (the original or the newest), Harrison Ford
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
Ireland, to see the land of my ancestors
What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?
I went back to school after having stayed home with my children for 17 years. I finally knew what I wanted to do with my life and that was become a teacher! I love my job!