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Hear from Chelsie Anselmo about the tight-knit, caring community at Portland Public Schools.

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Meet Chelsie Anselmo

Teacher Ambassador

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Portland is a tight-knit, caring community. Teachers, administrators, and families work together to achieve academic and personal growth for all students. I am grateful to have begun my teaching career in such a progressive district.

Chelsie Anselmo


  • Grades 2-4 Reading Specialist


  • University of Connecticut


  • First Grade Team Leader (2017-present)
  • Teacher's College Trained for Reading Workshop (2017)

Teacher Certification Program

Why I Teach

I teach because I believe in the success of all children. I am inspired by the differences of each individual student, and I challenge myself to find ways to help them grow. Teaching is a very rewarding career!

Portland by the numbers

  • 135

    Dedicated Teachers

  • 1,265

    Engaged Learners

  • $49,690

    New Teacher Starting Salary

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