Holomua Elementary CT

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"I am an enthusiastic teacher. I realize these students might not like school and it is my job to get them to enjoy coming to school."


Special Education

Related Degrees

  • MEdT, Teaching - Dual License SPED/Secondary

Kelly Tanimura is a special education teacher at Holomua Elementary School. Kelly graduated from UH Manoa will a dual certification in elementary education and special education. In 2010, Kelly received her master’s degree in special education from Grand Canyon University. All of Kelly’s teaching experience has been at Holomua Elementary school in a variety of settings (e.g. resource pull-out, preschool and fully self-contained) working with students with a variety of cognitive, physical and neurological disabilities. Currently, Kelly is teaching students with moderate to severe disabilities in kindergarten and first grade students.

Message to Teacher Candidate

Hi teacher candidate welcome to our Holomua family! We hope that you enjoy your time and experiences with us for the following few months. Please feel free to ask any questions of myself or any of the staff regarding the schedule and activities that are going on in the classroom. If you have any questions regarding students, their disabilities, or anything related to special education please feel free to ask! Yay welcome!



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