More about Mr. de GrauwHi, my name is Tom de Grauw. I will be your child's teacher this school year. I am really excited for a wonderful year ahead of us. I have a lovely wife, Adrianna, and 2 great dogs. If you were wondering about my peculiar last name, well wait no more. I was born in a small country called the Netherlands, also known as Holland. I spent 10 years living there and moved to the United States when I was in 6th grade. I have lived in 3 different states, Ohio, Texas and Arizona. I have always enjoyed working with children and I strive to make my classroom a safe and calm place to learn.My educational background is in computers. I have degrees in computer programming and digital media. In 2011, I received my master's in Elementary and Special Education.I enjoy lots of different things such as traveling, movies, reading, hiking and swimming with my dogs.