Pop Quiz with Kylie Bayer-Fertterer, THPRD

Posted on September 11, 2017

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event.
You can register for one of the events here.

Name: Kylie Bayer-Fertterer

Job Title: ‎Local Government HR & Equity Specialist

Organization: Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District
Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter

Rank the Pop Up cities:

  1. Portland
  2. Dallas
  3. Charlotte
  4. Kansas City (two name cities aren’t my bag)
Of the schools that you attended, which four schools were the most fun?

Number 1 goes to my elementary school, Chehalem Elementary School.
#FunFact I still get together every few years with my 5th grade class.
2. Western Oregon University
3. Aloha High School, and
4. Portland Community College
(True or False) I received a perfect attendance award.
In high school, what did you think you would do for a living?
I thought I would be an elementary school teacher.
What was your favorite childhood toy?
My American Girl Doll. I was Felicity, though I could totally get behind Molly. NEVER a Samantha.
(True or False) I attended a school where the mascot was a bulldog or wildcat.
False (Mustang, Raider, Warrior, Panther, Wolf, Viking)

(Complete the sentence) Instead of doing homework, I would sometimes….
Procrastinate by cleaning my entire room, make mixtapes, and sleep! In grad school I procrastinated by cleaning my entire house and painting my toenails.

What songs would be on your high school mix tape?

  • Sublime
  • Rage Against The Machine
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Slightly Stoopid

(Complete the sentence) My favorite lunch box was….
I had a bright blue Roxy lunchbox with flowers.
Who was your favorite teacher? 
One of my many favorites was Mr. James Barlow, who passed away last October at age 86. He taught philosophy and psychology at Aloha High School and kept me engaged my last two years there. Typically, Barlow began class by saying “Let the indoctrination begin!” and to those who arrived late “If you can’t come early, come late!” If you ever participated in mock government or the Model United Nations in Oregon, Barlow likely played a part in your experience. He was often critical of standard methods of teaching. In fact, he and a former student co-wrote a book, Unfettered: A Philosophy of Education. It’s up next on my reading list.


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