• Kandace Ortiz Kandace Ortiz
    Reading Specialist/Interventionist

    I am Mrs. Ortiz!! This is my sixth year teaching reading, math, and language at Marvin Elementary. I really enjoy helping my students, watching them progress and become more confident learners! I’ve been in education for 12 years! Before teaching at Marvin, I taught Kindergarten and 5th grade. Please feel free to reach out anytime you have questions or if I can help in any way! I look forward to another great school year with you :)


    LaTasha Scott
    Reading Specialist/Interventionist

    Welcome back Marvin Families!  I’m so excited to be working with you and seeing your children grow!  I’ve had the pleasure of working with families at Marvin for 20 year now.  I’ve taught grades:  2nd, 3rd and 4th.  Currently, I am one of two Reading Specialists/Interventionists at Marvin.  In this role, I support young learners in the areas of:  reading, math and language.

    Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

    Sharon Palmer Sharon Palmer
    Academic Interventionist Assistant

    My name is Sharon Palmer (Ms. Palmer or Ms. P I go by either one) and this is my first year as an Academic Interventionist Assistant at the Marvin Elementary School. I am a graduate of the University of Missouri Saint Louis with an earned Bachelor of Arts in Communications along with a certificate in Public Relations. A lot of my background prior to and during the time of my studies is in early childhood education. For four years I had the privilege of working as a two year old teacher with Bright Horizons Family Solutions and 10 years total as a student assistant in early childhood learning centers here in Saint Louis Missouri. I am excited to begin this journey as an AIA with the Marvin Stars!