Ms. Merriman
Speech; Room 17

* A Speech Language Pathologist for 19 years; this is her 2nd year at HPE

* Experienced in working with preschool, elementary & middle school, and with with hospitalized adults

* Ms. Merriman says, “It is my desire to help my student understand how their story relates to the larger world, in relationship to geography and history.  My hope is to help my students develop a better foundation for expressing themselves within the context of this larger world, to tell their own stories as they understand the importance of their place in this bigger picture.”

* Personality Traits: passionate, hardworking, patient, caring, and honest

* Favorite Quote: “Education is the greatest weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela

* Favorite Children’s Book: Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

* Favorite Children’s Movie: “The Princess Bride”