Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Exceptional Student Education (Grades K-12) English For Speakers Of Other Languages (ESOL), Endorsement Florida Department of Education – Professional Certificate: Special Education K-12; ESOL; Prekindergarten/Primary Education (Grades PK-3). Alabama Department of Education – Professional Certificate: Class A/B Collaborative Special Teacher (Grades K-6); Class B English For Speakers Of Other Languages.
My name is Ana Farias. I will be your child’s Special Education Teacher this year. This is my 1st year at Magnolia Elementary School - my 11th year teaching beautiful minds. I graduated from the University of West Florida with a Master’s degree in Special Education.
I am married with two boys and a dog named Diesel. As a parent, I strongly believe in and encourage open communication between parents and teachers. Studies show that parental involvement in a child's education is one of the strongest indicator’s of student achievement.
I am so excited to work with you and your child! It’s going to be a year full of fun, learning, and lots of adventures and I can’t wait to see what the year has in store for us! My goals as a teacher are to inspire students to embrace challenges; give their best effort; learn from feedback; become inspired by other’s successes, and believe their intelligence can change if they work hard. I look forward to a great year together!