Hi, My name is Mary Salaz (it sounds like salad but with replace the D with a Z) and I am thrilled to be teaching at Hawthorn Academy this year! I was born and raised in Texas and went to school at Schreiner University in Kerrville, TX where I earned a bachelor's in music and a master's in education. After I graduated with my masters, I moved to Utah to start my teaching career. I have been teaching early childhood the past four years and I just love Kindergarten. Their sweet nature and eagerness to learn is what I love most about them.I have a passion for music and have been a musician all of my life in every choir, band and pit orchestra I could participate in. I play flute, piccolo and I sing. I love incorporating music, song and dance with learning in the classroom.
I love getting to know my students at a personal level, watching them grow and learn throughout the year is a blessing to me. This is going to be an exciting year and I am looking forward to teaching your child and getting to know you!