First Grade Teacher
Leslie Koelker is the First Grade Teacher and Chorus Director at the Village School of North Bennington. Prior to assuming her first grade teaching role in 2022, Mrs. Koelker was the Music Director and Band Teacher for the Village School. Mrs. Koelker graduated from Castleton State College with a B.A. in Music and Elementary Education and also has an M.A. in Education from Southern New Hampshire University.
Children are at the heart of all we do. We nurture a child's curiosity, ignite enthusiasm for exploring, develop tools for inquiry, for invention, for achievement. We welcome families into a community-wide collaboration to help our children grow into their best selves - responsible citizens and stewards of the greater world, makers of the future.