Webber Middle School

Phone:970.488.7800 Fax:970.488.7811 Attendance: 970.490.3089

Mrs. Deramie Kaup

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About Me
What is your education background and experience?: 

I am a homegrown Fort Collins girl...I went to O'Dea, Boltz, and then was part of the first graduating class at the 'new' Fort Collins High School.  From there I traveled across town to CSU, where I earned my Bachelor's degree in Science (Biology).  I had planned to attend medical school, but had a change of heart my junior year.  The summer I graduated from CSU, I started a post-baccalaureate program at UNC, where I earned my teaching license and Master's degree in Elementary Education.  Because of the varietey of classes I took at CSU, I am highly qualified to teach science, social studies, and language arts at a secondary level...which leads me to where I am today!  

I spent the first 12 years of my career at Erwin Middle School, where I taught 6th grade language arts and social studies.  This is my first year at Webber, and I am excited to bring my knowledge and skills back to the district where I grew up.

What do you love most about teaching?: 

I love the new adventure that every day brings.  Every student is a unique being who views the world in a unique way...I love hearing their take on our world!  

What are your favorite hobbies or interests outside of school?: 

Right now my world revolves around my own children's interests.  I spend every Saturday at the soccer fields, and most days dropping someone off at a practice of some sort!  Any time I can spend with my family is a gift, and my most favorite times with them are our annual family vacations.  I love to travel and explore new places with them.

My Classroom
Courses Taught: 

8th grade US History, 7th grade World Geography, and 6th grade Skills for Life

About My Classroom: 

It is my expectation that every student feel valued and welcome in my classroom.  We learn in a format that allows students to take risks, and learn to think critically about important issues.