Ms. de Villiers was raised in Casa Grande and came back to her hometown to teach! As a student who graduated from this same district, her passion is serving the same community that raised her. She has been teaching at Vista Grande since 2016.
High School: Casa Grande Union High
University: Grand Canyon University – BA in Secondary Education with a Minor in English
Her educational philosophy is to teach from the heart while allowing students to discover their own abilities and strengths. She believes that children possess diverse talents and capabilities and learn in their own way and style. She strives to provide a safe and nurturing environment where each student can have the opportunity to experience success and progress. It is her goal to help encourage her students to look beyond the four walls of a classroom and view the world around them as a place of learning and discovery. By doing this, she hopes to instill in them a desire to become lifelong learners.