Ms. Enders - ESL Teacher/Interventionist


About Ms. Enders

Ms. Kristen Enders is a Chicago native and alumni of the Chicago Public Schools. She graduated with honors from DePaul University in 2004, earning her Bachelors in Elementary Education. Ms. Enders is also a Golden Apple Scholar and holds a national teaching certificate in Reading & Language Arts that spans ages 3-12. In 2012, she graduated from National-Louis University with a Masters in Curriculum & Instruction and an endorsement for teaching English as a second language.

This school year is Ms. Enders' 6th year teaching at Hamilton. This year, she serves as Hamilton's bilingual coordinator/ESL teacher, pushing into classrooms to support students' English language development. In addition, she is Hamilton's interventionist, working with small-groups of students to provide intensive research-based supports.

When Ms. Enders isn't teaching or working for school, she enjoys reading, baking, yoga, listening to music, taking Zumba classes, and spending time with friends and family. She is looking forward to another amazing year at Hamilton.

Room 103 Updates – June 11th

Parents… Last Friday’s Field Day was a blast! Inflatables, music, and water games, combined with amazing weather provided tons of fun for all! As we enter into the final days of the school year, please read on to remain current with updates. School-Wide Updates     Join Mr. Ransdell for his 2nd Annual Basketball Camp! […]

Room 103 Updates – June 4th

Parents… What a great weather weekend this turned out to be despite previous forecasts for rain. With only 12 school days remaining, please read on to stay updated for the final weeks ahead. School-Wide Updates Hamilton Strings Program Hamilton’s string program is holding their spring performance this Tuesday, June 6th, at 5pm. Field Day Field […]

Room 103 Updates – May 28th

Parents… Happy Memorial Day Weekend – a time to gather with friends and family to honor the men and women who lost their lives while serving in our U.S. military. Wishing everyone a great long weekend. Below are this week’s updates. School-Wide Updates Hoops for Heart Please see this post from Mr. Skweres and Mr. […]

Room 103 Weekly Updates – May 14th

Happy Sunday All… Hoping this week’s update email finds you well. It looks like we’re in store for nothing but sunshine today! Please read on for this week’s important updates… School-Wide Updates 35-Week Progress Reports Progress reports were sent home with students on Friday. If you haven’t already, please take a moment to review them, […]

Room 103 Updates – April 30th

Parents… Hamilton has a lot planned for the beginning of May. As we enter this jam-packed month, please be sure to read this week’s important updates. School-Wide Updates Calendar 5/1 – Teacher Concierge Day 5/1 – 5/5 – Spring Book Fair 5/3 – Patriot Palooza 5/3 – Literacy Night 5-7 pm 5/11 – Dance Show […]

Room 103 Updates – March 31st

Parents…Is everyone ready for tomorrow’s Patriot’s Ball? Tickets are still available if you’ve yet to get yours – use the link below. Also, as you read through this week’s updates, be sure to check out the 5th grade team’s teacher treat! School-Wide Updates Patriot’s Ball – Saturday, April 1st Join us tomorrow, April 1st from […]

Room 103 Updates – March 12th

Week of: March 6th, 2017 Parents… I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend thus far. I’m bummed we lost an hour of our day today due to Daylight Savings, but am looking forward to more daylight moving forward. Following are weekly updates: School-Wide Updates Progress Reports – 3rd Quarter progress reports were sent home on […]

Room 103 Updates – March 5th

Dear Parents, This week’s update includes a bit more information than usual, so please take a few minutes to read through upcoming Hamilton/5th grade happenings, and reach out with any questions and/or concerns. School-Wide Updates In-Studio Art Exhibition – Students have been working hard in the a rt room making beautiful artwork! This week Tuesday, […]

Room 103 Updates – February 26th

Dear Parents, What a crazy weather week! Hoping you and your families had the opportunity to take advantage of our sneak peak of Spring now that it feels a bit more like winter! Before beginning this week, please be sure to read this week’s important updates. Be sure to reach out with any questions.​​​​ School-Wide […]

Room 103 Updates – February 20th

Dear Parents, I am hoping you and your families have had the opportunity to take advantage of this unusually warm February weather we’ve been having. Please be sure to read this week’s important updates. School-Wide Updates Spring Dance Show – Ensemble and Lead auditions for the Spring Dance Show are on Wednesday, February 22nd, 10:15-11am […]