480.279.8263My name is Mrs. Bates. This is my eighth year teaching 1st grade at Centennial Elementary School and I love everything about being a Centennial Cardinal! I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from ASU and I am currently enrolled in my masters program at GCU.I was born and raised in Chandler, Arizona. I live in San Tan with my husband, Josh, who is a SSG in the Army. We love going off-roading, hiking, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.