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Marti Clayton

Ms. Clayton has been teaching since 1985. During that time she has taught Head Start
(preschool) in inner city Chicago, primary special education inclusion classes and a 3rd
grade general education class in suburban Chicago. She and her family moved to
Perrysburg, Ohio in 2004, which is when she began teaching for Otsego. She taught
preschool for eleven years and recently “graduated” to 4th grade. She has a B.A. in
elementary and special education from the University of Iowa as well as a Masters in
Curriculum and Instruction from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois. Her son, Ian, 25,
has a degree in French from BGSU. He currently lives in Chicago. Her daughter,
Bethany, 22, holds a philosophy degree from Bard College, and is currently living in
Kyrgystan-- a former Soviet Bloc country. Ms. Clayton enjoys spending time with her
husband, Chris, step-daughter, Isabel, and 2 basset hounds. She also likes biking and
playing rhythm guitar & singing with the Cottonwood Jam String Band. Here’s a link to
her band:
Twitter:  @OtsegoGrade4