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Happy Valley Community Day
16300 Cloverdale Road, Anderson, CA 96007
Phone: (530) 357-2131 | Fax: (530) 357-2138

Grades: K - 8

Teacher - Froylan Mendoza
Mrs. Shelly Craig
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Phone: (530) 357-2131
As a teacher and coach, Mrs. Craig taught language arts and history-social science grades 4-12.  She was a coach of multiple sports and activities director for 20 years. Throughout her teaching career, she has been dedicated to the profession and to her students.  She had a refined focus on literacy, history-social science, and the improvement of science in education.
Following Mrs. Craig’s teaching career, she served as a CISC Region 2 History/Social Science Committee member and provided guidance in using the History-Social Science Framework in the state of California. She is a Google Certified Educator who provided technology training to students and adults alike.  She trained with the Carnegie Foundation for Improvement Science which provided additional foundational principles to guide her as an instructional coach and collaboration coordinator for high-quality instructional materials. As the author of Continuous Improvement in the History-Social Science Classroom and a presenter of the principles of improvement science, she presented instruction and curriculum to educators from all regions of the United States. She was a part of the team that led the California English Language Arts textbook adoption.  She was also a Reach Higher Shasta-Gates Planning Grant Team Leader at Shasta County Office of Education where she worked with a team of teachers to investigate and develop the foundational principles of what would become a three-year literacy-focused grant in our county.