“If you are going to do something, then give it your all!” Those are the words of one of CIE’s incredible third grade teachers...Mrs. Lender. I bet you would give it your all to be in her amazing class!
Mrs. Lender was born in Massapequa Park, New York. She went to college at St. John’s University. She started teaching in 1991 and decided to become the wonderful teacher she is because she felt that teaching would be a rewarding profession. “Teaching has exceeded my expectations.”, she says. Mrs. Lender has also taught middle school science. Reading is her favorite subject to teach, but who can blame her?
Mrs. Lender is married and has two wonderful sons, Zachary, and Jacob. Mrs. Lender says, “...that having her two sons is her greatest achievement.” Her favorite life skill to teach is perseverance. “When you are faced with a challenge, don’t give up!” exclaims Mrs. Lender.
During Mrs. Lender’s free time, she enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her family. She also enjoys playing soccer on a women’s soccer league.