Instructional Coaches and Interventionists

Sarah Aldag

TLC Coach

E: sarah.aldag@dmschools.org

Biography

 

My name is Sarah Aldag.  I serve as the instructional coach for Greenwood Elementary School.  I have been teaching for 14 years, and this is my third year at Greenwood.  I have also taught in Waterloo, Waukee, and at Wright Elementary in Des Moines. I earned my bachelors degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and my masters degree as a K-12 Literacy Specialist at the University of Northern Iowa.

 

Amy Schaefer

Math and Reading Interventionist

E: amy.schaefer@dmschools.org

Nikki Thies

Math and Reading Interventionist

E: nikki.thies@dmschools.org

Biography

 

My name is Nikki Thies, and I am in my 13th year in education! My passion is teaching; I love what I do. I have spent nine years in the classroom and four years as an instructional coach. I currently teach fifth grade, serve as a demonstration teacher for the district, a mentor, and a member of Greenwood Elementary's Tier I team. In my free time, I enjoy reading and shopping!