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Carolyn Shirley

Integrated Services Teacher

Hi Lincoln Lancers,

I am so excited to be starting my 13th year at Lincoln Middle School! I have been a teacher for 18 years and taught in Georgia prior to moving to Colorado 13 years ago.  My husband and I grew up in Syracuse, New York. I have been married for 36 years and have three children,  a son and two daughters, who are now all adults. My two older children were both in the Air Force. My son, Zach, graduated from Colorado State University and my daughter, Allison, attended CSU and most recently traveled to Antarctica for 6 months.  My youngest daughter, Tatum,  graduated from IBMC with a degree in Cosmetology and will be starting Front Range College to study nursing.  I also have a Chihuahua named, Chewy, who loves to cuddle.  My favorite hobbies are traveling, journaling, hiking and reading. 

I have my masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on reading. I am privileged to teach Literacy Skills classes for 6th, 7th and 8th graders where I help students develop a love for reading.  I look forward to helping you be successful at Lincoln. Go Lancers!!!


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