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Dorian Kinder

4th Grade On-Campus

Miss Kinder has been the music specialist at Renaissance Academy from the time the school first opened in 2006. She has a dual bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Music Education from BYU, as well as a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UVU. She obtained her Kodaly Certification training at BYU's Intermuse Academy. She has also completed coursework and testing for teaching Theatre in Utah.

Miss Kinder appreciates the unique opportunity to teach in a place where the school culture promotes singing, performance, and foreign language. She loves theater and has enjoyed helping to grow Renaissance's drama program over the years. Miss Kinder has studied both Spanish and Chinese, and lived in countries where these languages are spoken. Before coming to Renaissance, she taught English in Taiwan, where she fell in love with Chinese culture. She also lived a summer in Equador, assisting at a local pre-school. 

In her spare time, Miss Kinder likes to do home renovation projects, read, do puzzles, and attend plays. Every day she tries to spend at least a little time in the sun, walking her dog Mickey. She grew up in the suburbs of Chicago has five brothers, a sister, and many wonderful nieces and nephews that she loves to see regularly. 

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Dorian Kinder

4th Grade On-Campus

Miss Kinder has been the music specialist at Renaissance Academy from the time the school first opened in 2006. She has a dual bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Music Education from BYU, as well as a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UVU. She obtained her Kodaly Certification training at BYU's Intermuse Academy. She has also completed coursework and testing for teaching Theatre in Utah.

Miss Kinder appreciates the unique opportunity to teach in a place where the school culture promotes singing, performance, and foreign language. She loves theater and has enjoyed helping to grow Renaissance's drama program over the years. Miss Kinder has studied both Spanish and Chinese, and lived in countries where these languages are spoken. Before coming to Renaissance, she taught English in Taiwan, where she fell in love with Chinese culture. She also lived a summer in Equador, assisting at a local pre-school. 

In her spare time, Miss Kinder likes to do home renovation projects, read, do puzzles, and attend plays. Every day she tries to spend at least a little time in the sun, walking her dog Mickey. She grew up in the suburbs of Chicago has five brothers, a sister, and many wonderful nieces and nephews that she loves to see regularly. 

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