Shelley Fachini, Principal
Colegrove Park Elementary School
Phone: (413) 662-3250
I believe in a strong commitment to my students and a robust connection to my community. I lead by example, and I work to help the whole child in every way. I strive to be the kind of teacher they need, not just kind I planned to be that day. Flexibility, love, and care are the most important qualities I can share with my students, my fellow teachers, and my community as we grow and learn together. This is why I chose to step up, show up, be a leader, and work as hard as I can every day to make a difference.
Art 4 Change curriculum design and advisory member for Kidspace at MassMOCA
Teach pick -up arts classes and art camps in various media with exciting themes. Last summer I taught a "Surrealist World" camp and continued the popular themed camp called "Bauhaus Bootcamp".
Art 4 Change curriculum design member for Kidspace at MassMOCA
Arts PLN member( Personal Learning Network) for art educators in Berkshire County
Williams College Ed TE(a)CH member: Integrating Ipads in the classroom using new techniques for teaching and learning tools
Taught 6-12 graders visual arts and high school arts electives, extensively integrated art into all other academic subjects within the host subject's classroom, and piloted the first after school program for ELA and math help
Taught art and design, designed curriculum for inner city arts programming, and became a certified debate coach