Greetings!!!  My name is Libby O'Connell and I am the math specialist at Sanford Middle School.  I am working with the school and the math teachers to help improve the math program here at Sanford.  During the 2015/2016 school year, I will be teaching Math 7 and Focus Math.  I am also the team lead for Fireworks.  

I am married and have a dog, Murphy.  I have 2 children, Colin is now 5 and Molly is 1.5 years old.  I love to travel, knit, play games, swim and hang out with friends.  I graduated from Minneapolis Public Schools, after attending both Barton Open and South High.  I received my Bachelor

of Arts degree from Grinnell College, IA and I completed my Masters of Math Education from the University of Minnesota.  

This is my 13th year teaching in the Minneapolis Public Schools.  Before coming to Sanford, I taught at Armatage (1 year), Anwatin (2 years), Sheridan (1 year) and Windom (3 years).  I have taught 4-8th grade in these various schools.  

The best way to reach me is via email (see below).  Please use the links in the sidebar for more information about my classes. 

Libby O'Connell

Sanford Math Specialist

email: elizabeth.oconnell@mpls.k12.mn.us

Colin with the tesselating Turtles