|Title:||Kumu ʻŌlelo Pelekania, Papa 7 (English Kumu, Grade 7)|
Aloha, my name is Candis Nishimitsu and I am a middle school english teacher here at Kamehameha Schools Maui. I am a Maui girl, born and raised here in Pukalani where I still reside. I have seventeen years of teaching experience in a classroom setting and over twenty-two years of experience working with children ages preschool through high school in various settings like, assistant varsity swim coach, A+ Leader, Summer PALS Water Specialist and Water Safety Instructor. I received my bachelorʻs in education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and in 2011 completed my masters degree from National University in San Diego. In 2011, I also became a National Board Certified Teacher in Literacy and Language Arts - Early and Middle Childhood.