Michele Buckles » About Mrs.Buckles

About Mrs.Buckles



After graduating from Mt. Pleasant Area, I pursued my teaching degree. 
I received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the 
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. My Master's Degree in Mathematics Education 
came from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have been trained and tested
 in art throughout my college education at both universities. I received my 
Art certification in the spring of 2004.

Before coming to Donegal, I have taught Elementary Art in grades 1-6, 
at Rumbaugh and Norvelt. I have also taught sixth grade Language Arts at Norvelt. 
Before being hired full-time, I was a substitute teacher in the district for nearly 10 years. 
The time I spent as a substitute has provided me with a wide variety of 
experiences in the classroom at various grade levels. I arrived in fourth grade 
at Donegal in 2008 and stayed until the spring of 2019.  This year I am excited to be joining the third grade team.
There are many new and wonderful things to learn about. I love to 
travel and explore different places just to learn from them. 
I am excited to share these experiences with the class, and to 
gain suggestions from them for future activities.