Hello! Welcome to fifth grade at Scanlan Oaks Elementary!! My name is Ann Stickler and I love working with the amazing kids here at Scanlan Oaks. This will be my seventh year in 5th grade, teaching ELA/Reading and Social Studies. This year I am very excited that I will also be teaching math and science. I have taught first and second grade as well but love being where I am now. I began my teaching career way back in 1995 after graduating from the University of Texas - Austin. Once my husband and I started our family, I decided to go back to school. I took his advice, and earned a law degree from South Texas College of Law in 2002. I worked with my husband for about ten years as an attorney before finally coming back to my first love, teaching. When my son and two daughters were going through elementary school, they had so many great teachers. Those men and women inspired me to come back and try to make a difference in each and every student that passes through our doors. My son, Tyson, graduated from The United States Naval Academy in 2019. He is currently in flight school in Pensacola, Florida. My oldest daughter, Lauren will be in her fourth year of college at The University of Texas in Austin. Lauren is studying Mechanical Engineering and already has a minor in Business. Finally, my youngest, Meredith, just graduated from Ridge Point High School. She is now headed to The University of Texas in Austin to study business. I am looking forward to finally being an "empty nester" so that I can travel. But honestly, I will most likely travel to visit my kids! I am very lucky to live in such a great community. I look forward to a great year working with both the students and their parents here at Scanlan Oaks Elementary! Welcome!