Mrs. Nikki Daves has been with the 9 Mile School District since 2008. During her time here, she was a guest teacher for several years and then eventually taught 3rd Grade, a 4/5 combination class twice, and one year in a 3/4 combination class. She is currently Lake Spokane's Title I/LAP teacher. Mrs. Daves graduated from Eastern Washington University with a BA in Elementary Education with a Math major and Reading minor.Here are a few quotes Mrs. Daves felt share her philosophy about teaching and being a teacher.
"Teachers teach because they care. Teaching young people is what they do best. It requires long hours, patience, and care."
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
--William Arthur Ward
"Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care."