Degrees and Certifications:
Elementary Education K-8
Mrs. Cathy McConnell
I have enjoyed teaching for 25 years here in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District! I currently am teaching 4th grade here at June Nelson Elementary. I am married to Denny McConnell and we have 4 wonderful children. My parents were also educators here in this district so this is truly home to my family and I!
I graduated from Kotzebue High School in 1985 and attended college at California State University of Los Angeles and then the University of Alaska, Anchorage where I received my degree in Elementary Education.
My hobbies include, reading, baking, traveling, and watching movies.
I enjoy playing basketball, volleyball, and running cross-country. I have coached all of these sports and love the rapport with my student athletes!
My favorite part of my job is touching the lives of my students and watching them receive their high school diploma!
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