Degrees and Certifications:
National Board Certified Teacher Candidate
Ms. Gretchen Cornwell
Ms. Cornwell began teaching at JKL in the fall of 2011. She spent five years teaching third grade at Bahweting then in the fall of 2016 moved to kindergarten to teach our youngest learners, which is her passion. She loves helping children and their families celebrate their uniqueness & learn to use their strengths to benefit our school community. Ms. Cornwell believes that the best learning experiences are natural, active, and exciting. She enjoys guiding children to work together to support each other and listen to them discuss their own learning. Ms. Cornwell was a native of Rudyard and came to JKL after eight years of teaching in the Dominican Republic. She lives in Sault Ste. Marie with her two youngest children, Emily and Elea. She has two older children that attend colleges in Indiana & West Virginia.