Elementary Teacher


Fifth and Sixth



Additional Roles & Responsibilities:

Student Council Advisory, Science Fair Advisory

About Mary Beth Abbey

Mary Beth Abbey is a dedicated teaching professional and collaborative grade level and cross-functional team leader, specializing in the facilitation of learning in multi-age environments. Her professional experience includes implementing integrated, standards-aligned curriculum which is effectively supported through differentiated instructional practices. Mary Beth serves as Foothills Academy Elementary’s Lead Teacher, Student Council Advisory Lead, and Science Fair Advisory Lead.


B.A. Education, Mathematics Specialization- University of Toledo
Masters of Educational Administration ┬áin progress – Grand Canyon University


Ohio Professional Teaching License K-8
Arizona Elementary Certificate K-8
Full SEI Endorsement
Mathematics Specialist K-8 Endorsement

The best thing about teaching: Making a difference through service to others.

If I wasn’t a teacher, I would be:

Why did you choose to become a teacher?
After spending fifteen years as a professional in the business community working strategic analyses and training adults in both manufacturing and corporate environments, I decided to shift my focus back to serving children.

Current G.P.A. at GCU- 4.0. Being a role model as a life long learner. Raising two pretty cool kids with my wonderful husband, Bob. Just sayin’