Hello! My name is Mrs. Emel and I am a math teacher at Bellefonte Area High School. I am a 2011 graduate of the Pennsylania State University with a degree in Secondary Education Mathematics. I earned my Masters Degree in 21st Century Teaching and Learning from Wilkes University in 2016 and I earned my Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction also from Wilkes University in May 2023. This will be my 11th year at BAHS, but my 13th year of teaching. I am originally from Chalfont, Pennsylvania, which is located in Bucks County, PA. One interesting fact about me is that I was in the Penn State Blue Band for 4 years and I loved every minute of it! I got married in July 2019 and had my first child, a little girl named Enslee, in July 2020. I also had my son, Thomas, in June 2022. As you can imagine, any time not spent at school I am chasing around my two crazy kids!
This year I will be teaching Honors Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus. I have high expectations for both my students and myself, so be ready to be challenged but to have fun in the process! For more information, please visit the Google Classroom site for your individual class. Daily announcements, assignments, the course syllabus, and worksheets can be found there.
I look forward to meeting you all (and seeing some familiar faces again) shortly!