Mrs. Christie Nimmer

Music Teacher

  • 920-822-6247

Hello.  My name is Christie Nimmer and I teach K-5 general music at Sunnyside Elementary School.  In addition,  I direct a 4th-5th grade elementary choir that is involved in various concerts and events throughout the school year.  I believe that music is the universal glue that brings people together, and I love that I get to be the center of that universe!  I also participate in several vocal and instrumental ensembles- vocal, piano, French horn

Expertise
Concerts- Fall Festival, Exchange Concert, All School District Concert, Spring/Holiday Concerts, Cp Telethon, Artist in Residence programs, Sunnyside Fine Arts Night Elementary Choir Toddler PACE Music For The Young Mentor for Student Teachers

Degrees
B.A. in Elementary Education 1-6 from St. Norbert College;B.A. in General Music Education K-12 from St. Norbert College;M.S. Master of Science in Adaptive Education from St. Norbert College

Publications
Children Give the Best Gift by Larry Desch, The Business News Dec 2013

Professional Interests
General Music Education at the elementary level, Pursuing Kodally Certification to support Kodally pedagogy in music curriculum Creating Common Assessments in music education that support music curriculum

Awards
Adaptive Education Certification in Assistive Technology from St. Norbert College;2005 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction Award;2006 Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction Award;2006 Golden Apple Award;2006 Pulaski Community School Education Foundation Grant, Inc.,;2012 Sunnyside Marshall Award;2013 PLEAD

Experience
1995-1996 Resurrection School, Green Bay, WI- General Music, Choir, Band Teacher;1996-2000 Clintonville School District -General Music Teacher