• apple  Meet Mrs. Ortega apple
    My Family
    Welcome to Room 427! I am looking forward to another wonderful year. This is my nineteeth year teaching and fourteenth year teaching third grade at Sage Canyon. I am so fortunate to teach at such a wonderful school with amazingly supportive families. 
    It is my goal this year to help each child learn how to be the most successful happy person that they weremeant to be.  In that process, it is my hope that each child learns a little more about what makes them unique and special and then to begin to celebrate that and share it with the world. 
    My educational background includes a bachelor's degree in marine biology from UC Santa Cruz. Once I realized that working with children was my true calling in life, I returned to school at California State University, Long Beach to earn my teaching credential. After my first five years of teaching, I decided it was time to go back school. I attended San Diego State and earned a master's degree in Language Arts and a Reading Specialist Credential. 
    In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and sons, Anthony and Emilio.