Ms. Jeri Tagawa is a Colorado native. She started as a Gifted and Talented teacher and went on to teach 3rd and 4th grade while obtaining a Master's in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado. Her four children have taught her a great deal, and she truly believes that all children can be successful when given the right kinds of supports and appropriate tools. She loves learning new things and has lots of energy. She's also an early bird, and can be found working out and/or walking her dog before school. However, quiet dinners and adventures with her husband is how she most enjoys spending her time.