Title 1 Reading Teacher

Phone: 914-376-8435


Degrees and Certifications:

I have a Master of Science Degree in Education with a specialization in Reading. I also received certification in the following three areas: Elementary Education, Reading, and French.

Ms. Margaret Aune

Welcome Back to School 21! I look forward to meeting and working with all of you, and I can't wait to see everybody. Have a great 2023-2024 year!

I am a Title 1 Reading teacher at School 21. Since I began my teaching career, I have taught various grades at both the elementary and middle school levels, and have been a classroom teacher as well as a Title 1 Reading teacher. This is my twenty-first year here at School 21.

**Please click on the Books tab on my teacher's page for recommended book lists for grades 1-6.**

Attention Parents of Title 1 Reading Lab Students: Please sign the Parent Notification Letter that was mailed/sent home to you and return it to Ms. Aune as soon as possible.

Attention Parents: The School 21 Parent Compact Letters in both English and Spanish can be found on School 21's Homepage. Just scroll down to the green box on the bottom right hand side of the homepage and click on Parent Reading Compact. You can view and download the letters. Please fill out either the two English pages or the two Spanish pages for each child attending School 21, sign them, and return them to your child's classroom teacher as soon as possible. Every child in the school receives a Parent Compact Letter.

Please Note: the district is using Microsoft Teams as well as other teaching platforms this year. To familiarize yourself with these platforms, and to learn more about remote learning, please visit the Yonkers Public Schools website and on the Home Page click on Distance Learning and then For Parents.

Or, to access these platforms you can click on the link https:www.yonkerspublicschools.org/page/44811.

Title 1 Reading Lab Students:  Benchmark Advance is our reading program. Achieve 3000 is another new reading program this year that you can use in addition to Benchmark AdvancePlease log on to Clever and then click on the Benchmark icon or the Achieve 3000 icon to find these reading materials. 

Or, you can simply click on the link https://clever.com/in/yonkers to take you directly to the Clever website.

Parents of Title 1 Reading Lab Students: Benchmark Advance is our reading program. Your child will need to log on to Clever and then click on the Benchmark icon in order to gain access to this program. Achieve 3000 is another new reading program this year that can be used to supplement the Benchmark Advance reading program. In order to access Achieve 3000 have your child log on to Clever and then click on the Achieve 3000 icon.

Parents you may also click on the link benchmarkadvance.com which will take you directly to the Benchmark Advance website where you can read the Program Overview and watch the Informational Video to learn more about Benchmark Advance. Or, you can just click on the link benchmarkeducation.com/parents which will take you directly to the Parent Resources.

I will also be posting both reading activities and online educational resources that students can use to continue their learning at home. You will be able to find these online resources on the School 21 website when you click on my name and then Assignments and Class Expectations. The online resources are also on my Clever website when you click on  "M. Aune's Page"Then just click on the individual icon and you will be directed to that particular learning website. 

Please do not hesitate to email me if you have any questions or concerns. My email address is: maune@yonkerspublicschools.org

Happy Reading! Be safe and stay well...