Meet Jenny Herriman – Fort Madison Middle School

Jenny Herriman is a fourth grade teacher at Fort Madison Middle School. She previously taught at Lincoln Elementary for 11 years.

Jenny Herriman is an English/Language Arts teacher for fourth graders at the Fort Madison Middle School. Originally, Ms. Herriman is from Dallas City, Illinois. She attended Iowa Wesleyan College and Walden University. Ms. Herriman has a B.A. in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. Also, she has a M.S. K-6 Reading and Literacy degree.

Ms. Herriman plays an educational game with her students!

In her free time, Ms. Herriman enjoys spending time with her family. Ms. Herriman and her husband have two daughters, one son-in-law and two little grandsons. Additionally, they enjoy going fishing and sitting on the deck watching the animals in our yard. Ms. Herriman cannot pick a favorite book, however her favorite author is Jodi Picoult. Also, her favorite movie The Breakfast Club. Ms. Herriman enjoys all genres of music.

Ms. Herriman changes the rules!

Currently in her classroom, fourth graders are using informational text to research animals defense mechanisms. The students are also learning to find the main idea with supporting details, paraphrase, and summarize what they have read. Ms. Herriman’s goal for her students is to instill a love of reading. She hopes that the students will make connections to the books that we read together or books that I recommend for them to read independently.

What Is Your Favorite Thing About Your Job/The District?

“My favorite thing about the district is that the entire staff cares about our students and they want every student to feel safe and supported,” said Jenny Herriman.

To read more about our dedicated staff, click here: https://www.fmcsd.org/2020/12/09/meet-tonya-campbell-richardson-elementary-2/

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