Open Classrooms, Endless Possibilities

Open Classrooms, Endless Possibilities

Cherie Nelson Senie

Media Technology Center Site Manager
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Manhattan, KS (Go, Wildcats!)


Professional Background/Education/Experience:

I graduated from Kansas State University with my BS in Secondary English Education. I taught 8th grade Language Arts for several years before leaving Kansas for Colorado. I graduated from Colorado State University with a Masters in English and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and I taught in the English department at CSU for six years. During this time I was also editor of Ruminate Magazine, a literary magazine.


What I love about working at Beattie: 

I love the energy and excitement of elementary school students as well as the small community feel of our school!


Personal Interests/Hobbies: 

Creative writing, hiking, running, traveling in my '82 campervan, and hanging out with my husband and cat, Tuesday. 

PSD does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, age or disability in access or admission to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. A lack of English speaking skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.