Miss Arika Elderkin - Resource Teacher
Hello! My name is Arika Elderkin and I am a Second-Year Teacher here at STREAM. I was born and raised in Oroville. I am engaged and we have a 5 year old son who started Kindergarten here at STREAM and just welcomed our second son. After graduating from Oroville High School, I went to Butte College where I earned my A.S. in Child Development, A.S. in Social and Behavioral Sciences, A.A. in Early Childhood Education, and A.A. in Liberal Studies to transfer to CSU Chico. I graduated from Chico State in the Spring of 2020 with my bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and a minor in Special Education and a minor in Child Development. After graduation I went into the Concurrent Credential program at Chico State, which means I earned both my Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and my Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential.
I completed my first practicum of student teaching, which was my General Education student teaching, here at STREAM! I had an amazing experience. I then began my first year of teaching here as well, as the Resource teacher. I fell in love with the staff and the environment here at STREAM and I am happy to be a part of the STREAM family officially.
I had a wonderful time getting to the families here at STREAM last year and I am looking forward to getting to know the new families we welcomed this year!
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Phone - (530) 534-1633