Mary Beth O'Connell

Professional Biography

  • Hello my name is Mary Beth O'Connell and I am pleased and honored to be teaching at North Thurston High School. It is a great and  supportive learning envirnment for staff and students.  Although I have taught Special Education for over 25 years, this will be my third year  teaching High School Support classes. It is a pleasure to assist student complete their final years of public schooling and transition to their next adventure.

    I earned my degree and teacher certification at Rowan University in New Jersey and taught special education students for 5 years before relocating to the Pacific Northwest. I taught developmental preaschool in Bethel School District for three years before moving  to North Thurston Public Schools in 2002. I taught special education students for 5 years at Nisqually Middle School and then developmental preschool students for 10 years at Horizons, Mountain View and Seven Oaks. I am looking forward to a fun,exciting and educational school year. 


  •  1st Period; Social Communication Skills 

    2nd Period: Social Communications Skills 

    3rd Period: Language Arts I

    4th Period: Language Arts I

    5th. Period: Student Support 

    6th Period: Planning