Mercedes Pitoniak

Mercedes Pitoniak's picture
Directory Information
Job Role: 
Phone Number: 
970-488-6890
Room Number: 
Room 9
About Me
Biographical Sketch: 

Hi, my name is Mercedes Pitoniak and I have been at Timnath for 4 years. I enjoy Motocross and spending time with my family. In my spare time, I like to read and exercise. 

Educational Background: 

I attended The University of Northern Colorado where I majored in Elementary Education with a Concentration in ESL

I also attended CU Boulder and graduated with a Masters in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity as well as a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Endorsement. 

Why I enjoy teaching: 

I enjoy teaching because I love being able to connect with students and help them understand concepts that may have been difficult for them in the past. I believe that every child is unique and should be treated as such. 

Favorite Books: 

Harry Potter

Young Adult Fiction Books

Usborne Books

Favorite Quote: 

Let us remember one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world – Malala Yousafzai

A good teacher can inspire, hope ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning -  Brad Henry