About The Teacher

NAME: Mrs. Tamberly Bukovchik-Gorton

SCHOOL: Second Hill Lane Elementary School

CLASS: Grade 6, Mathematics

SCHOOL PHONE: (203) 385-4292

About The Teacher

     Welcome to sixth grade! My name is 
Tamberly Bukovchik-Gorton, and 
this is my 23rd year teaching in the 
Stratford School System.  I 
started my teaching career as a grade 
5/6 teacher at Stratford 
Academy-Johnson House.  I then moved to 
Franklin School where I taught 
6th grade for 18 years.  I am very 
excited to begin my 3rd year at  
Second Hill Lane.I hold this school near 
and dear to my heart as I am a 
SHL alumni!  
I earned my Bachelors and Masters 
degrees in elementary education from the 
University of Connecticut at Storrs.  My 
other area of focus was 

     For many years, I served as the 
lead teacher for Nature's Classroom, 
was the chairperson for the Math 
Committee and the advisor for the sixth 
grade yearbook.  I also have served as a 
BEST cooperating teacher for 
three student teachers was a mentor to 
three first year teachers. 

    I have been married to a wonderful 
man for 22 years and have 2 kitties
named Molokai and Maui.  My hobbies 
include traveling (my favorite
place to travel is Hawaii), whitewater 
kayaking, paddle-boarding, hiking, reading, and 

EMAIL - gortont@stratk12.org

Mission For The Class

I believe that all students are unique 
individuals and are capable of 
learning. Our classroom is a friendly 
learning environment which 
fosters independence.  Responsibility 
and good character are expected 
from each child on a daily basis.  
Through hard work, collaboration 
between the teacher, student, and 
parents, success is possible!  
                                   Welcome to Success!