Hello, I am Mrs. Jodi Downerd and I am one of the preschool teachers at T.C. Knapp Elementary. I have been a Preschool teacher at Perry Local for 21 years. Before I came to Perry I was an Itinerant Preschool teacher for 3 years at Crawford County. I have my Bachelors from Bowling Green State University and my Masters in Early Childhood of the Handicapped Child from Ashland University. I have been married for 21 years to my husband Todd. Todd is employed at Chase bank as a financial adviser and is active in Perry Rotary. We have a daughter Chloe who is 17 and a son Cooper who is 13 years old. We also have a dog named Izzy, Guinea Pig Miles and a lizard named Benson. I enjoy spending time with my family going on vacations. I have the older preschoolers in my class. I will teach pre-kindergarten skills in my class through activities and center-based play. Some of the skills that will be introduced are: colors, shapes, numbers 0-10, counting to 20, patterns, graphing, coins, letter people, rhyming, address, phone number, cutting, and following directions.
Mrs. Brenner My classroom aide is Janet Brenner. Mrs. Brenner has been employed by the Perry Local Schools for 14 years. Prior to coming to Perry Schools she worked for a doctors office for 13 years. She has been married to Mike for 31 years. Mike is a graduate from Perry and he works for Dollar Bank. Mrs. Brenner has 4 children, they are all graduates from Perry. She has 3 grandchildren. She enjoys family time with her children and grandchildren.