3rd Grade

Pam Carver

3rd Grade

E: pamela.carver@dmschools.org

Biography

 

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.

 

Kristie Lamphere

3rd Grade

E: kristen.lamphere@dmschools.org

Biography

 

This year will be my eighteenth year working for Des Moines Public Schools. I graduated from Iowa State University and received my Masters Degree through Viterbo University.  My husband, Cory, is a fitness trainer at Fitness World West in West Des Moines.  We have three children: Olivia (13), twin boys Devan and Damon (8).  In my free time, I like to read, shop, spend time at the lake, and just hang out with my family.

 

Kathleen Leopold

3rd Grade

E: kathleen.leopold@dmschools.org

Biography

 

Welcome to 3rd grade!  I am excited to be part of the Greenwood family.  This is my 15th year of teaching, I have taught preschool through 3rd grade.  I have a degree in Early Childhood Education from Iowa State University, and a Masters Degree from Drake University in Teacher  Leadership.  My endorsements  are in special education and reading.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband Rich,  reading, going to yoga and the beach.  I have two grown children, Seth is married to Jacy and they have three children, Skyelynn (7), Aldo (4), and Luna 9 months.  My daughter Ayla is in graduate school at Drake University, she is pursuing Masters Degrees in School Counseling and Mental Health.

I value partnerships with our parents and welcome you to contact me!