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Edwardsville Elementary strives to make sure your child is building to be their best and we want you to know more about the staff that partner with your children. Last month, we introduced you to the Second Grade Team. Last, but certainly not least, for the final month of the 2014-2015 school year, we are highlighting our Office/Administration Staff. These ladies work very hard to make sure our building runs smoothly.
Left to right: Mrs. Cooper, Mrs. Nielsen, Mrs. De La Rosa, Mrs. Moulin, Mrs. Dreiling, and Mrs. Webb
Mrs. Cooper, in case you hadn’t noticed, is a “G.R.I.T.S.” or Girl Raised in the South. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduating from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Accounting, she moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to work for the F.D. I. C. as a Federal Bank Examiner. This is where she met her husband, Martin. They were married in New Orleans. After 5 ½ years in Louisiana, they transferred to Memphis, Tennessee, where both her children were born. They moved to Shawnee, Kansas seven years ago. Mrs. Cooper’s son, Mason is a junior and her daughter Natalie is a freshman. They attend Mill Valley High School. The Cooper Family also includes two Beagles, Maggie and Simon, a Shih Tzu, Wendy and a cat named Butter. In her free time Mrs. Cooper loves to read, garden and attend her children’s school activities.
Mrs. De La Rosa is our school principal. She was born and raised in Garden City, KS. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Fort Hays State University and her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Newman University. After graduating from FHSU, she taught 2nd grade for two years and then taught 5th and 6th grade for 5 years in Garden City, KS. In 2007, she accepted an administrative position at Kenneth Henderson Middle School in Garden City, KS. She served as the assistant principal and athletic director for 6 years at this middle school before accepting the principal position at Edwardsville Elementary School. Her family moved to the KC Metro Area in July of 2013. Mrs. De La Rosa is married to Eric De La Rosa who is a technology teacher at Clark Middle School. Together they have three children: Jayden (21), Jasmine (16), and Justin (9). Jayden currently attends Kansas State University and Jasmine and Justin attend school in Olathe. Mrs. De La Rosa absolutely loves living in the city. It has been an exciting adventure for her family. Outside of her working day, she loves to spend time with her family attending Royals baseball games, going to movies, cooking, and participating in new experiences and adventures that the big city has to offer! She also attends her son’s baseball, basketball, and football games as well as her daughter’s volleyball games and choir concerts. This keeps her very busy! In the two years that she has been at Edwardsville Elementary, the school has grown close to her heart. She loves the families, staff and community of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. She is looking forward to becoming a BRAVE next year and continuing to lead an AWESOME school!
Mrs. Dreiling received a BA degree in Health and Physical Education from Bethany College. She received her Master’s degree in Leadership from Kansas State University; her District Level was received from Wichita State University. Mrs. Dreiling’s husband is a teacher and coach at Saint Thomas Aquinas. They have 4 children - 3 boys and 1 daughter. They were blessed with a grand-daughter this January. Her dad was a high school counselor who helped her learn about education. She started teaching swimming lessons at 14 and knew she liked to help students learn. Mrs. Dreiling did some coaching while she was in college that helped in her decision to become an educator. She likes to sit and look at sunsets, sunrises and relax in a pool. She also enjoys watching sports, cooking, and being with her family.
Mrs. Moulin is in her 6th year at EDW and her 16th year of teaching. She taught Business for three years at Bonner Springs High School before going back to school to get her Counseling Degree. For the past six years, she has been your counselor at EDW. Mrs. Moulin received her Undergraduate Degree from Kansas State University and her teaching certificate from Bethany College. She went to Emporia State University to earn her Master's Degree in School Counseling. In May, Mrs. Moulin will be licensed in School Administration. She is married to Mr. Moulin - the Principal at Clark Middle School. They have four children, Connor (16), Brett (15), Ethan (12), and Jackson (11). Mrs. Moulin loves to spend time attending her boys sporting activities and going on family vacations.
Mrs. Nielsen lives with her husband Brad in Shawnee. They have been married for 23 years and have two children: Alison, soon to be 20, is a sophomore nursing student at Emporia State University and Jack, 18, is a junior at Mill Valley High School. Mrs. Nielsen started school at UMKC. She then attended nursing school at Saint Luke's School of Nursing where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. When she’s not at the ballpark watching her son Jack play ball, she enjoys gardening, knitting, reading, and her two Shih-Tzu puppies - Sally and Lulu.
Mrs. Webb is an Emporia State Graduate in Business Administration. The end of this school year will be one complete year she has been at Edwardsville. Mrs. Webb has two children Bryant 22, who is a K-state graduate. He lives in Denver. Holly is 18 and is a senior at Mill Valley High School. She will attend K-State this fall and study Chemical Engineering. Mrs. Webb also has fur babies- one cat named Poppy and one dog named Sheila. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and reading a good book.
Edwardsville Elementary School
1700 S 104th St, Edwardsville, KS 66111
Phone (913) 422-4036
Fax (913) 422-7165
Principal - Tammara DeLaRosa
Assistant Principal- Stefani Dreiling
Counselor- Kristin Moulin
EDW SCHOOL PLEDGE
Today I promise to be in control of my attitude. I can be a caring friend. Be honest in what I say and do. Show respect to others and myself. Care for our building. And give my best effort in all I do. I will soar to my personal best. Because I am an EAGLE.
Edwardsville Elementary Vision
Edwardsville students, staff, and community; Building to be our BEST!