Deer Lakes

School District

Chrystie Grant


Hello!  My name is Chrystie Grant and I am the Elementary Technology teacher at Curtisville Primary Center and East Union Intermediate Center.  I have been teaching at Deer Lakes since 2006 and have been the Elementary "Tech" teacher since 2011.  Prior to teaching in the elementary buildings, I taught computers, alternative education math, and provided remedial math support at Deer Lakes Middle School for the first five years of my career.  I was also the Classrooms for the Future Technology Coach at Deer Lakes High School for one year.  
I grew up in Robinson Township and graduated from Montour High School.  I currently live in the Avonworth School District with my husband, 12-year-old daughter, 7-year-old son, and two dogs, Cooper & Bailey, who are both 16 years old!  I love photography, arts & crafts, and working on projects in our home.

Elementary Standards Based Grade Scale
E      Exceeds Standard      101 - 103%
M     Meets Standard          82 - 100.99% 
P      Progressing                   68 - 81.99% 
N      Needs to Improve      0 - 67.99% 

Skills Learned in Grades K-2

- Class is set up into 3 centers

- Digital Literacy:  iPads & navigating the Chromebook with a mouse

- Keyboarding:  KidzType, TypeTastic & Jungle Jr.

- Computer Science/Coding:  Kodable, Scratch Jr. & CodeSpark Academy

- Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons (online safety)

- Other Tech Exploration:  Osmo, Puzzlets, BeeBot, Dash robot, Norilla & SnapCircuits

Skills Learned in Grades 3-5
- Keyboarding:  daily 10 minute warm ups in Typing Club

- Google Workspace Projects in: Docs, Sheets, Slides, & Drawings

- Computer Science/Coding:  Kodable,, & Scratch

- Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons

*Students will be responsible to bring their own Chromebook & own headphones to each class*


Mrs. Chrystie Grant
Teacher, Grades K-5
Elementary Technology
57 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone:  (724) 265-5330
Ext. 5015 - Days 1,2,3
Ext. 4000 - Days 4,5,6
Twitter:  @MrsGrantDLSD 
*Email contact is preferred as I travel to multiple buildings in the district 

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Friday
according to the district calendar

Joined Deer Lakes:

August 2006


La Roche University - 2003
Bachelor of Science in Communication, Media and Technology
Robert Morris University - 2005
Master of Science in Business Education 
Teaching Certifications:
Business, Computer Information Technology K-12
Mid-Level Mathematics 6-9