Here’s Kermit the Frog proving, once again, although it’s not easy to be green, you certainly can do it in style!
Vicki Dabrowka holds a BA in Elementary Education from Illinois Wesleyan University and a MS in Curriculum and Instruction from Hood College. Vicki began teaching in public school in Illinois in 1991 at Northpoint Elementary School in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, where she taught 2nd grade for 3 years. She moved to the Washington, DC area in 1994 where she began teaching in independent schools. She taught Kindergarten and K-3 Science at The Banner School in Frederick, Maryland for 2 years; then 2nd grade at The Concord Hill School in Chevy Chase, MD for 3 years. During these years, Vicki also worked as a freelance writer for the education publication The Mailbox Magazine, creating thematic teaching units for elementary classroom teachers. In 2001, Vicki moved to Tampa, FL where she continued freelance writing for Mailbox Magazine until 2002 when she began teaching 3rd grade at Carrollwood Day School. She taught there for 5 years until she returned to Maryland in 2007. Currently, she is in her fifth year at Eagle Cove School, an independent PreK---5th Grade Maryland “Green” School where she teaches 3rd grade and serves as one of the two lead environmental education teachers. She is a semi-finalist for Anne Arundel County's Teacher of the Year Award.