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My name is Victoria Loomis, and I have been an early childhood educator since 2014. I was born and raised in Bakersfield and graduated from Garces Memorial High School in 2009. I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family and friends, and love staying active through indoor cycling and exploring the outdoors. Graduating from OLPH in 2005 enriched me with the belief that a faith-filled curriculum is the best source of education. I have a natural love for learning, reading, and elevating myself to my highest abilities; beliefs that I strive to instill in my students.
I love early childhood education! I work hard to provide a save and nurturing environment where parents feel welcome and students want to learn. It is in these early years that we can make the biggest impact! If learning is fun, students will love coming to school. I strive to create this mentality the minute students walk into my classroom on the first day. Experiential learning is my favorite form of learning! We will get messy, be loud during music time, jump around, but it will be purposeful and meaningful with respect to our wonderful SPLASH and Image of God curriculum. By the end of the year, we will have grown leaps and bounds and wonder how the year has flown by so fast!
To prepare for my career, I received my Bachelors of Arts in English Literature from the University of Southern California in 2014. During my time at USC, I taught English to first grade students in inner-city schools surrounding USC. I also worked for Special Olympics Southern California and was a peer mentor through Best Buddies International. I love USC and am a Trojan through and through. After graduation, I began my career in early childhood Special Education as a teacher at the Richardson Child Development Center in the summer of 2014. During this time I was attending CSU, Bakersfield for their multiple subject teaching credential program. At the Richardson Center I taught students with Moderate/ Severe learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, Autism spectrum disorder, deaf & hard of hearing, and those with visual processing disorders. In 2016, I worked with Panama Buena Vista Union School District to open their first early childhood Special Education classroom. I am currently working to complete my Masters in Special Education from CSUB. These experiences have solidified my love for early childhood education and I cannot wait for the year ahead in Transitional Kindergarten! Please feel free to come by and see our learning in action! God Bless