Ms. Foss has enjoyed teaching at Hayt for the past 9 years and currently teaches 2nd grade. She began teaching at Hayt in 2005 after receiving a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She specializes in teaching English language learners and is bilingual in Spanish. Her interests in the classroom include incorporating art, dance and computer technology into the curriculum.
Over the years she has been awarded a number of grants that have provided students access to creative and academically rich experiences including Boundless Readers literacy grants, Chicago Foundation for Education Small Grant, CFT Fund for Teachers Award, Chicago Children’s Museum CLIMB Grant, and CAPE Chicago Arts Partnership in Education Grant.
Outside the classroom Ms. Foss has been a dedicated sponsor of Girls On The Run, Roots and Shoots Garden Club and Dancing with Class afterschool programs.
Ms. Jody Foss