Cummings Elementary



Mrs. Clark graduated from Central Michigan University with majors in English and French. She began her teaching career in Garden City, teaching 7th-9th grade English, Speech, and French. She then taught French for Ferndale Public Schools in a semi-immersion program to students K-6th. When her husband got a job in Grand Rapids, she was happy to come back "home" to West Michigan. She began her career with Grandville Public Schools by starting an elementary foreign language afterschool program. The next year, she was hired to teach 6th grade at East Elementary and has remained in 6th grade teaching the students and subject she loves, ELA, for the past 22 years. Currently, Mrs. Clark team-teaches with Brenda Travis and Chris Horton at Cummings Elementary. To see their 6th grade team blog go to: