Mrs. Kalman teaches first and second grade students in a multiage classroom. Currently, she shares a classroom with her team teacher, Mrs. Stutzky. Mrs. Kalman is a magna cum laude honored graduate of Hope College, earning her bachelor's degree with a Language Arts major, and Math/Science minor. She completed her master's degree from Western Michigan University, specializing in Reading Instruction. She began teaching for Grandville in 1994.