Christine Elmore

Reading Specialist


B.A., Elementary, English and Social Science
M.A., Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Western Michigan University, The University of Michigan, The American University in Cairo
Teacher since 1975

How many years have you worked at Oak Grove?

Since 2016.

Why do you work at Oak Grove?

Because it has been a dream of mine, and I believe in the philosophy of the school.

Coffee or Tea?


What outdoor experience has been most impactful for you?

Hiking on the Saddle trails.

The best live music performance/concert you ever attended is …

Billy Joel.

Which teacher in your life affected you greatly? How?

Virginia Johnson, a supervising teacher I had in Detroit.

Person (dead or alive, famous or not) that you’d most like to share a meal with.

Andrea Bocelli.

How many Patagonia clothing items do you own? How many are you wearing now?

None. I guess I haven’t been in California long enough yet (smile).