Pam Carver was born and raised in Nebraska. She graduated for the University of Nebraska at Kearney . Pam is an avid Cornhusker fan! Her entire family was or is in the education field. Her dad was an assistant principal and athletic director and her mom taught English. Her sister currently teaches high school English and French. She has been teaching for over 20 years. She has taught first, second, third, and fifth grade. She has also taught title reading, reading recovery, and 7th grade Religion.
Pam is married and has two children. They live in West Des Moines. Her husband Chris is a field tech for Verizon Wireless. Elise is an 8th grader at Stilwell Jr. High and Jack is a fifth grader at Fairmeadows Elementary School. She loves to watch all of her children’s activities and to work out each morning at 5:00 a.m. at the YMCA with all of her boot camp buddies. She loves all of the great things that kids say each day and enjoys teaching at Greenwood Elementary.
Hello and welcome to 2nd grade! My name is Laura Haider. I have been teaching for 14 years. I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in elementary and early childhood education. After completing my time at UNI, I went on to receive my special education endorsement from Upper Iowa University. I continued on my educational journey and received my master’s degree in education from Morningside College. Throughout my years of teaching, 13 of them have been with Des Moines Public Schools here at Greenwood. While at Greenwood, I have taught k-3 special education, kindergarten, and 2nd grade.