What parents are saying: "I could not agree more that SCDS is doing an amazing job on all fronts. My child enjoys going to school, likes the curriculum and the faculty and has made a number of new friends... all good! Thank you for all you and the faculty and staff at SCDS do day in and day out."

The Scottsdale Country Day School staff have been carefully selected to represent a plethora of educations, experiences, and unique skills to ensure each of our students are afforded a rounded education. Staff at the SCDS charter goes above and beyond when it comes down to helping each individual student be successful and will often be found after school working with students individually or in small groups.

Open communication is imperative for each child to be successful and our staff encourages parents to be involved with their child to optimize learning opportunities.

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Kelsey Gallinetti

Hello! My name is Kelsey Gallinetti and I am so excited to be teaching 2nd grade at Scottsdale Country Day School.

I was born and raised in San Diego, California. I moved to Tucson to study Elementary Education at the University of Arizona. I was an honor student while also student teaching in kindergarten, first, second, and third grade classrooms. I recently returned from Norway, where I taught English as part of a new program offered by the University. I learned so much studying and teaching abroad and I am very excited to bring it into my classroom this year.

Outside of teaching I enjoy hiking, playing soccer, cycling, running and spending time with my family and friends. This will be my first year living in Scottsdale and I am looking forward to living in this beautiful city and being part of the SCDS staff!

I believe that teaching is one of the most rewarding professions and I am honored to have the opportunity to teach your children and ignite in them a love for learning. I can't wait to meet you all in August!

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