Jennifer Cutler holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Sociology from Western Carolina University. Her education, coupled with her 19 years of teaching experience at Swain East Elementary, has provided her with a comprehensive understanding of effective teaching practices and an innate ability to connect with students. With a specialization in teaching second grade, Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role.

 For Jennifer, teaching is not merely a job; it is a calling that she wholeheartedly embraces. She takes immense pride in fostering a safe and nurturing classroom environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and critical thinking. Jennifer ensures that her students actively engage in their educational journey, making learning a fun and meaningful experience. Moreover, she recognizes the significance of collaboration with parents and colleagues, as she believes that working together is essential for the holistic growth and success of her students.

Jennifer resides in the Qualla community with her husband Benjamin, their 4 children, a cat Max, and dog Willow.


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