Featured Teacher: Kimberly Clifton, 5th Grade

Mrs. Clifton joined the Tualatin Valley Academy team in 2013. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in Art from Walla Walla University. Her Fifth Grade class is both fun and challenging, pushing students to learn and grow. 

When asked why she became a teacher, she replied: 

"I became a teacher because kids have so much potential and it is an awesome job helping them realize all that they can do."

She loves her class, the people she works with and the friendships she has created here at TVA, and we are very glad she is part of our family! 

Fun Facts About Mrs. Clifton: 

Biggest fear: Snakes
Proudest accomplishment: Becoming a teacher
Snack of choice: Apples with cinnamon
Qualities I most admire about others: Honesty, a good sense of humor, kindness
What inspires me: My students
When I was a kid, I thought I would grow up to be a: Journalist
In my free time I like to: Travel, do art and photography
Favorite place I've ever travelled: Ireland
Sports I love: Tennis, Volleyball
This store has a lot of my money: Target
If calories didn't count I would eat: Caramel apples with a side of cinnamon rolls