Teaching: Elementary School, 1st Grade
At PALCS Since: 2018
Education: Bachelors in Kindergarten and Elementary Education, Penn State
ESL Program Specialist
Brief Biography: Mrs. Hocker became a teacher to inspire future leaders. She believes that each student is as equally valuable, talented, and able. She enjoys helping students find their strengths and take pride in their accomplishments.
Prior to coming to PALCS, Mrs. Hocker taught second grade and ESL in rural Colorado. While taking time off to raise her daughter, Mrs. Hocker found her niche in online teaching. Teaching online has just enhanced her love of learning! She believes that virtual education prepares students to be well-rounded, competent digital citizens of twenty-first century.
When she is not in the classroom, Mrs. Hocker enjoys hiking, knitting, and spending time with her husband and daughter.