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Mrs. Jillian Barracato

I am so excited to begin my 25th year of teaching at the Howard C. Johnson School.  I began teaching in 1994 as a 3rd grade teacher at HCJ.  In 2004, I decided to be a stay at home mom with my 2 children, my daughter Gabrielle (now 21years old) and son Nicholas (now 19 years old).  I returned to teaching at HCJ in 2009. Since then, I have taught kindergarten, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade.  I truly enjoy teaching 4th grade.  It is an exciting year because the students are at an age where they become independent learners as they mature and prepare for 5th grade and middle school.

It is always my goal to help students master the 4th grade academic standards using flexible small groups to meet individual needs.  My classroom has a climate that is positive and accepting of all students, and we treat each person in the class "family" with respect and kindness.

I look forward to another successful  school year!

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