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Suzanne Mason - Reading Specialist

The best lessons are ones where children are active participants and have the opportunity to take risks if necessary, to expand their knowledge, and learn new skills.

Reading Specialist

  • What adjectives would you use to describe your classroom?

    Risk-free and Child-centered
     
  • What do you love about Shipley?

    The faculty, staff, and students are amazing. Individuality and creativity are encouraged and developed beginning at an early age.
     
  • What inspired you to choose education?

    I always loved working with children. When I went to college though, women did not have the opportunities available to them like they do today. I may have chosen a different career path, but I am still passionate about being an educator.
     
  • What is your favorite lesson, project or activity? Why?

    The best lessons are ones where children are active participants and have the opportunity to take risks if necessary, to expand their knowledge, and learn new skills.
     
  • What is your year-end goal for every student who walks into your classroom?

    My goal is for children to see themselves as readers and to have further developed their reading and comprehension skills.
  • What is your favorite food?

    Anything found at a Vetri restaurant.
     
  • What is your favorite season?

    Spring and summer
     
  • Name one of your hobbies.

    Portrait photography
     
  • Where was the best vacation you ever had?

    An extended vacation in Exuma.
     
  • Do you prefer salty or sweet?

    Salty and sweet combined!
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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.