Welcome to Mrs. Podwats's Page!
Degrees and Certifications:
Hello everyone! My name is Mrs. Podwats, but you can call me Mrs. P or Mrs. Pods! Some of you may know me as Ms. D'Amelio, but I am now a married woman with a new last name! This is my 4th year at VMS, but my 6th year teaching middle school. I have taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Language Arts/Reading in the past, and I am SO excited to be teaching 6th grade again this year! Here are some facts about me:
1. I earned a bachelor's degree in ENGLISH and a B.A. degree in Education from Rowan University.
2. I also earned a master's degree in English and Media Studies from Rutgers University-Camden.
3. I love coffee!!! (Starbucks is my favorite.)
4. My favorite season is fall...I love sweater weather!
5. Currently, my favorite author is Rupi Kaur. This sometimes changes, but she has been my top choice for the past few years.
I so look forward to meeting you all and to having a wonderful year!!!!