Biography

Tracy Matz

5th Grade Teacher

Room 29

tracy.matz@ops.org


Mission Statement

To educate all students with the tools and strategies to learn to be lifelong learners.


Educational Background

Dana College '98 B.S. in Accounting & Information Management Systems

University of Nebraska at Omaha '99 B.S. in Elementary Education  UNO '13

Masters in reading University of Nebraska at Lincoln '16

18 hours Math in the Middle Institute 


Fun Fact

I like to find and climb lighthouses.


Role Model/Superhero

My grandparents and parents

Grandparents first generation Americans, all had to work hard to to overcome obstacles and adversity in life.


Fictional character

Tweety Bird

Garfield


When I’m not at school I’m usually

Outside swimming, reading, vacation (especially Lighthouses) or taking pictures


Favorite Books

Little House on the Prarie

Hidden Figures

The Help

Safe Haven

Let's Roll

Put me in the Zoo

Amelia Bedelia