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Ms. Justine Oden

My name is Ms. Oden and I am so happy to be teaching third grade at Rancho! 

While this is my second year teaching at Rancho, it is is my 8th year teaching overall. I have spent some time teaching Kindergarten and Special Education in Marin and Chico. I have dual credentials from Chico State University in General Education at the elementary level and Mild/Moderate Special Education for all grades K-12. As a product of the Livermore school system, I am very proud to be back home serving the community I grew up in. I am currently engaged to my fiance, Matt, and we are enjoying life as a family of two in Walnut Creek. When I’m not teaching or spending time with my dogs, I love traveling to tropical places, eating at fun restaurants, drinking my morning coffee, reading thrillers and historical fiction novels, working out and staying fit, and watching Raiders football! In my classroom, I stress organization, respect, kindness, and effort. We are a TEAM in Room 8, and each team member contributes something unique and special to our group. As a teacher, I am here to help support your child’s varying needs. What I expect in return, is a solid effort from them. It is my goal that they leave my class at the end of the year with the academic AND social/emotional skills needed in order to be successful as they move up in grade levels. 

In education together,

Ms. Oden

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