We are very excited to be working with your children. Our goal is to teach each child core content and to prepare them for the future. Our hope for our students is that they always do their best, they are responsible for their work and actions, as well as remain organized. We want our students to take P.R.I.D.E in all that they do and work hard to reach their dreams, whatever they may be. We hope that our students learn something new each day and value all that they learn throughout the school year!
My name is Regina Garcia and I am so excited to be your child's 2nd-grade teacher. This is my 18th year teaching and my 13th year teaching 2nd grade. Previously, I taught 4th grade here at Goodnight School for 2 years, and then 3rd grade for 3 years. I am a 2000 graduate of Colorado State University-Pueblo, back then University of Southern Colorado (USC), where I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I went on to earn my Master’s Degree from CSU-Pueblo in Instructional Technology. I have been married to my husband, Mike, for 34 years. We have a daughter, Monique, who graduated from CSU-Pueblo majoring in Mass Communications. We also have a son Mickali who is a graphic designer for a local newspaper. I love to spend time with my family, fishing, camping, and biking.
My name is Francesca Torres, and I am a 2nd-grade teacher in your child’s classroom. I have always loved working with children and I am excited to be a part of your child’s education. Growing up I was a volunteer at a local school where my passion for teaching began. I pursued my Bachelor's Degree through Adams State College and with the support of my family and friends I was able to achieve my goals. Since I graduated I have substituted in grades Preschool through 6th grade. I also taught 3rd grade for 3 years before I began teaching 2nd grade. My passion for teaching students continues to grow each year.
I have been married for 7 years to my husband Ezekial. We have two daughters, Kylissa and ZoeLynn. I enjoy having family and friends over to my home to visit, and I love to cook.
I look forward to working with you. This will be an excellent year as we work to set goals and achieve success for your child. I can assure you that I will put forth my utmost ability to help in your child’s educational development. I would like to thank you for allowing me to share in your child’s educational experience. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.