Mrs. Hergert teaches Fourth Grade at Hilldale. She has a BA in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Social Science and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Sonoma State University. Mrs. Hergert (formerly Ms. Woolley) taught Fifth Grade at an International School in Costa Rica; she taught Third Grade and student taught in a Fourth-Fifth multi-age classroom.
She believes in fostering the whole child and that every student should be internationally-minded. She brings this into the classroom by incorporating real world activities, having open discussions, providing simulation activities, and fostering interdisciplinary skills. A student who encompasses this profile will have all the resources to be successful no matter where they live or what they do. She sets high expectations for all students, and helps each child reach his or her goal by building strong organizational skills and confidence.