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Mrs. Lainie Gershman » Welcome



This is my 29th year teaching at Defino Central. I graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Education. I have a Master of Arts in Psychology and am certified in elementary education and student personnel services (guidance).


 Parent communication is very important. Please reach out to me at any time at [email protected] 





In MATH we will be working on multiplication and division.

Please continue to review basic facts daily.


In LITERACY we are reading lots of exciting stories and learning how to answer questions citing evidence. 


In WRITTEN EXPRESSION we are working on narratives.


We are learning about maps in SOCIAL STUDIES.