• All About Mrs. Dean

    Birthday: October 24

    Favorite Colors: teal, mint green, yellow

    Favorite Holiday: Christmas

    Favorite Season: FALL!!! - all the colors and all things pumpkin!

    Favorite Drink:  coffee, chai tea 

    Favorite Treats: Dark chocolate w/caramel, popcorn, brownies

    Favorite Shops: Amazon & Target

    Hobbies: Reading, going to the beach, playing games with my family, baking, & painting


    Fun Facts: Mrs. Dean has 2 daughters, has completed 2 Disney half-marathons, enjoys traveling, and collects globes.


Welcome to 1st Grade at Coastal Elementary!

  • Hi Pelican Families! My name is Stephanie Dean and I am so excited to be your child's teacher this school year! This will be my 8th year teaching. I have worked as a special needs teacher and have previously taught both 2nd and 3rd grade.




  • Education

    • M.A.T. Elementary Education from UNCW
    • B.A. Social Science w/Education from University of Arizona Global Campus
    • Meeting & Event Planning - CSU San Marcos



    • Taught in Belize through UNCW's international teaching program.
    • Trained in SELP (Social Emotional Learning Program)
    • 2019 Global Teacher of the Year for Onslow County
    • Graduate of UNC World View's Global Education Leader Institute 
    • LETRS trained teacher (Science of Reading)