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Miss Paarlberg

Miss Paarlberg

About Me





I am a proud teacher at Haines Elementary School and I am excited to start another year as a Specialized Instruction Teacher. This will be my 7th year teaching, my 5th year at NLSD122. I have my bachelor's degree in Special Education from Illinois State University a master's degree in Autism Spectrum Disorders through the University of Cincinnati. I love my dogs, summer beach reads, Yoga/Running, and the Chicago Cubs!!  Please check out the important calendars and resources on my site hub. 

Quick Facts

Years Teaching:

7 Years

Favorite Things:

  • Family (I have 2 nieces and 1 - soon to be 2 - nephews!)

  • My dogs “Penny” and “Elton”

  • DIY projects

  • Reading books 

  • Dunkin’ Donuts coffee

  • Anything chocolate

  • Yoga

  • Baseball - Go Cubbies!

  • The Beach

  • Traveling

  • And most of all....Teaching!!!


Graduated From:

Illinois State University  B.S.

University of Cincinnati  M.S.


  • DIY around the house
  • Reading
  • Running
  • Yoga
  • Scrapbooking
  • Baking/Cooking
  • Vegetable gardening

Favorite Authors and Books:

Julia Cook, B.A. Paris, Cook books