April Cheema, Grades Teacher
Mrs. April Cheema began teaching at Pine Forest in August of 2005. She took an incoming first grade class. April continued with that class to the end of 4th grade. At that time she took a new first grade class in August of 2009. April received her BS in Elementary Education from NAU inMay, 2002 graduating Suma Cum Laud. Shel has taught signlanguage classes to adults and children for 13 years. April is both a teacher and a parent of a child currently attending PFS. She fell in love with the atmosphere of Pine Forest and the curriculum. Mrs. Cheema found that this curriculum meshed well with her music and art background.
April loves to read, and knit. April’s passion is interpreting music with sign language. Mrs. Cheema enjoys cooking especially Indian cooking. She loves to teach others how to cook Indian food!