Claire Scharfenberg is one of the new teachers this year at Hermantown Community Schools. She currently teaches Middle School Music. In this New Teacher Feature Q&A, Ms. Scharfenberg shares some fun facts and information about herself. Welcome to Hermantown, Ms. Scharfenberg!
Education: Bachelor's of Music Education from UMD
How many years have you worked in education? This is my first year!
Where did you grow up? St. Croix Falls, Wis.
Why did you want to become a teacher? I wanted to become a music teacher because I want to give the younger generation a chance to connect with their peers in a setting that also allows them to create something beautiful together.
What do you like most about teaching? I like having fun with my students!
Fun Fact about yourself? In my free time I enjoy hiking, skiing, painting, and hanging out with my two parakeets named Hector and Scylla.