Degrees and Certifications:
Hello, first grade friends and families! I am Mrs. Hecklau. Some people ask me how to pronounce my name so I will tell you that it rhymes with wow. I grew up in a little town near Albany. After I graduated from college in Vermont, I taught French in grades 3-6 in Boston. I went on to teach 4th grade in Boston and later in Connecticut. When I returned to NY I taught 2nd grade and Kindergarten before landing in first grade which I love just as much as the other grades I have taught.
Throughout my life I have enjoyed outdoor activities like hiking, camping, biking, canoeing, kayaking and skiing. When I am not enjoying outdoor pursuits, I love reading, cooking and crafts.
COMING SOON: Since parents often ask me for book suggestions for their children, I am busy compiling a list of some of my personal favorites to add to this website.