Welcome to ESL!Dear Families,Welcome to ESL! My name is Kerry Stockdale and I will be your child’s ESL teacher this year.I am excited to join the Madison School District. Before working in Madison, I taught kindergarten for seven years in Springfield, NJ. For the past five years, I have taught ESL at Kean University.I graduated from Westfield High School in 2006, Gettysburg College in 2010, and Kean University in 2014, earning my Master's Degree in Instruction and Curriculum of ESL.My hobbies include playing softball, fly-fishing with my husband, traveling to new places, and learning about cultures around the world.Teaching English Language Learners is my passion. I engage and equip students with the linguistic and critical thinking skills necessary for success.My teaching philosophy includes providing a safe and respectful learning environment, remaining sensitive and aware of student needs, and keeping my expectations high for student success.Students in the ESL program will work with me on a daily basis to improve their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. My email address is:
I look forward to working with your child this upcoming school year!