4th Grade

Chelsea Arthur

2nd and 3rd Grade Core Teacher

E: chelsea.arthur@dmschools.org

Biography

Education

  • Drake University- pursuing Master's Degree in Culturally Responsive Leadership and Instruction
  • Iowa State University- Minor in Child/Adult Family Services and a Social Studies Endorsement
  • Drake University- Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Endorsement

Teaching Experience

  • 2nd/3rd grade Teacher at River Woods- 1 year
  • Substitute Teacher for Des Moines, Urbandale, and Johnston School Districts- 6 months

Family/Hobbies

  • I live in Des Moines with my husband, two dogs and one cat.  In my free time, I enjoy drinking endless amounts of coffee, getting together with friends and family, cooking and have movie and pizza nights with my husband.

Stacey DeWiese

4th Grade Teacher

E: stacey.dewiese@dmschools.org

Biography

Education

  • Simpson College- Elementary Education
  • University of Iowa- Dance Major

Teaching Experience

  • 4th Grade- First Year
  • Title Reading/Math- 1 Year

Family/Hobbies

  • I enjoy spending time with my family, my husband Mike and my dog Hank.  I also enjoy camping, kayaking, working outside, and reading.  I grew up on a farm in northwest Iowa and enjoy Hawkeye football.

Joel Eddleman

4th Grade Teacher

E: joel.eddleman@dmschools.org

Biography

Education

  • Drake University- Masters in Educational Leadership
  • Grandview University- Bachelor's in Education

Allison French

4th Grade Teacher

E: allison.french@dmschools.org

Biography

Facebook Page- French Fried in Room 105

Education

  • University of Iowa- Bachelor's in English
  • Mount Mercy University- Bachelor's in Elementary Education

Teaching Experience

  • 4th Grade- 7 years

Family/Hobbies

  • I live with my daughter, Michaela, my dog and 2 cats!  I enjoy playing with my daughter, reading, and watching movies.

Lindsey Pallas

4th Grade Teacher