Mrs. Josie Gott

3rd Grade Teacher

I have a B.A. in Elementary Education K-8, 28 years experience teaching 3rd-6th grades, 21 of those years teaching at Canyonside Christian School.  I have been the Superintendent of Sunday School for 3 years and a Sunday school teacher for 15 years.

I believe every child is a masterpiece of God and is a unique, gifted individual.  I believe each child is able to learn when in a loving and effective environment.  My goal as an educator is to plant seeds for Christ in young hearts and meet individual learning needs.  My desire is that each student grows academically and in the knowledge of God. 

I accepted Christ as my Savior at 11 years old.  I have watched the Lord work in my life, daily: loving me, protecting me and guiding me.  Through the valleys of life He has strengthened my faith. On the hilltops we smile together.  On this journey I praise Him!

I have been married to my fantastic husband Dan for 41 years now. I have a daughter Keri, son-in-law Tom, two grandchildren – Christian and Mallory.   I also have a son named Justin. In my spare time I enjoy reading, hiking, fly fishing, camping, aerobics, and jogging.

Favorite Quote:
“God is still writing your story.  Quit stealing the pen.”  TobyMac


Life Verse:

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.”     Proverbs 3:5-6