City/State: Gary, IN
District: Gary Community School Corporation
School: Frankie Woods McCullough Academy for Girls
Content Area: Kindergarten
Antonia Escobedo is a kindergarten teacher at Frankie Woods McCullough Girls’ Academy. With over 20 years of experience, Antonia diligently provides a creative and engaging learning environment for her students. Her passion allows her to be a tremendous influence and empowers her students to be confident, creative thinkers and problem solvers.
Antonia believes professional development opportunities are valuable in providing rich and meaningful instruction for her students. She has participated in professional development projects including Tapping Teacher Potential, Partnership for Improving Mathematics and Science Instruction, Power up with Science, and the American Federation of Teachers’ Professional Development Program.
Antonia also serves on the Teacher Leadership Team, Teacher Evaluation Training Team, Grade–Level Team, District Kindergarten Curriculum Writing Committee, Literacy Day, Social Committee, and supervises the McCullough Praise Dancers. She received her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University Calumet and her master’s from Indiana University Northwest.