Katrina Mann Melissa Edwards




  Katrina Mann, Teacher


Mallssa Edwards, Teacher


Debbie Pachall Laynee Bitters

 Debbie Pachall Assistant         Laynee  Bitters, Aide

Welcome to the Life Skill's Class Homepage!
Teacher's name: Katrina Mann, Mellissa Edwards

Teacher Assistant's names:  Debbie Pachall, Laynee Bitters, and Angel Sifuentes


About Me 

My philosophy of teaching is that ALL students can learn. My job is to help each of them become as independent as they are able.  As such, I set high expectations for my students, both behaviorially and functionally.  My students never fail to surprise and amaze me!


 General Schedule

(this is VERY general...each student functions on a different

schedule based on individual needs and their General Ed. class schedule)

7:20-8:00 Morning Room; Breakfast; Pledges; Announcements

Adaptive P.E. / Conference Period

8:30-9:00 Early work, personal hygiene rotation, changing time, etc.
9:00-9:20 Morning groups/activities-1; (Friday only-classroom guidance with Mrs. Bennett)
9:20-9:40 Morning groups/activities-2; (Friday only-classroom guidance with Mrs. Bennett)
9:40-9:55 Transition time (restroom, changing, prep. for next Gen. Ed rotation; etc.)
9:55- 10:45 Independent/IEP work; one-on-one time; STAAR-Alt. prep.; 2nd Gen. Ed. rotation
10:45-11:00 Break; Prep. for lunch (restroom, changing, hand washing, etc)
11:05 -12:45

Grade level lunch/recess rotations; Ind. work; Work stations; IEP work; Choice work;
Computer time; Independent/IEP work; one-on-one time K-1 General Ed. rotation; etc.

12:45-1:15 Life Skills Recess
1:15- 1:30 Transition time (restroom, changing time, prep for next Gen. Ed. rotation)
1:25- 2:25 3rd Gen. Ed. rotation;
1:30- 2:25 Snack time; Story time; Social interaction time; group wrap-up; etc.
2:25-2:40 Clean-up; Prep. for home; etc.
2:40-3:20 Students home; Duty; Clean-up; Set-up; Meetings; etc.