Mrs. Paula Morelli

Phone: 480 472 1537

Position: 7th and 8th grade Reading Intervention 


MPS Curriculum & Instruction


BS   Elementary Education/English               Buffalo State College

MA   Secondary Education/reading               University of Nevada Las Vegas

ESL endorsement                                          Mesa Community College

Avid trained                                                    Summer Institute San Diego



* Accomplished English/reading teacher known for excellence in teaching, motivating, and rewarding junior high students of a variety of aptitudes ranging from basic to honor students with growth as the priority. 

* Enjoys teaming and collaborating to better assist students in their learning and citizenship

* Daily plan posted, class notebooks, timed readings charted to show growth,  vocabulary building, comprehension

* Disciplines firmly and fairly; follows MPS guidlines

* Printed expectations for students and parents to sign, logs infractions using Synergy

* Promotes student self esteem/growth in reading and writing 

* Many winners in writing contests including  Mesa District Voices, Elks Lodge, Optimist Club, etc.

* Communicates with parents to inform and collaborate

* Personalized, hand written Happy Grams to congratulate parents' Student of the Month ,

*Personal:  Health conscious, cat lover, family oriented, world traveler