Mr. Murphy is a First Grade Lead Teacher at the Frederick Douglass Campus.
What made you decide to join the Crew at Alma?
I was looking for a school that has high expectations for its students and provides high supports for both students and teachers. The staff during my interviews assured me that they’ll be working alongside me to get the best out of my students.
What do you hope to contribute to Alma?
I’m excited to help establish a culture at the Frederick Douglass campus that promotes a safe, fun working environment.
What teacher made a difference in your life, and how?
Mrs. Propst in 3rd grade. She showed that learning can be joyful and expected a lot out of my classmates and myself.
Where did you go to college? What did you like about your college?
William Jewell College: The thing I liked most about my school was how personable and caring the professors were. I wasn’t just a number to them.
What is your favorite food?
Mexican or Chinese. I am not picky.
What is your favorite book?
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton