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Meet staff member Jennifer Mueller

portrait of Jennifer MuelerHi! My name is Jennifer Mueller. I am the school nurse at Barringer Road Elementary School.

How long have you been teaching or working in the district?

I am new to Central Valley this 2017-2018 School Year.

What do you like best about what you do?

I love seeing the kids every day. The things the kids say and do make me smile and truly brighten up my day!

What event here at Central Valley CSD has made/makes a difference to you personally and in your career?

I am pretty new to the district and have not had to opportunity to attend many events to truly answer this; however, I will say that the events I have been apart of represent family, team work, and community, and because of this I have found most events at CVCSD make a difference to me personally.

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?

Outside of the district I am a nursing instructor for the Herkimer BOCES Adult Education Program (LPN & CNA) and I think that it is a very important aspect of nursing because it is where I can show others how important nursing is to our community.

In addition to teaching at Herkimer BOCES in the evening I am a Volunteer Firefighter for the Middleville Fire department. The thing that I love most about about the department is that even though we are a small department we have the opportunity to make such a big difference in the community and that is a wonderful thing.

What former jobs have you held?

I have had to opportunity to work in Acute care, Long term care, and nursing education in addition to school nursing.

Where were you educated?

I graduated from WCV High School, attended MVCC in Utica for my A.A.S degree in nursing, attended GCU of Arizona for my BSN degree and am currently attending GCU online for my MS degree.

Where have you lived?

I grew up in Fair field, NY and now live in Middleville, NY.

If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do?

I love spending time with my family so on a weekend enjoying time with my husband and children doing things we all like to do is really all I want to do.

What book and/or author are you currently reading?

I am currently reading, The Rescue, by Nicholas Sparks.

If we were to listen to your iPod or sound system, what would be playing?

From September to New years you would probably hear Christmas music. The rest of the year a mix of country, pop, and rock.

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

Favorite TV Shows are Last Man Standing, the Voice, and Fixer upper. My Favorite movie would have to be Taken, and my favorite actor is Jason Statham.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

If I could go anywhere in the world it would be to Pesico Lake Camp because it is my family’s favorite place to spend time together.

What one thing would you share that people might not know about you?

My husband and I own a small beef farm.