I have been an elementary teacher for 37 years. What a marvelous experience it has been. I have taught 1st grade most recently but also spent several years teaching Gifted and Talented Education grades K - 5.
I have enjoyed sharing curriculum and technology experiences with districts throughout the State of Ohio.
I am honored to have been chosen as Sylvania Schools Educator of the year two times. The experience of completing the State essays was rewarding and a nice reflection of the experiences I have shared with students, parents, and peers.
I have my masters degree from Michigan State University and have continued to grow through workshops, conferences, and college courses.
I am married to my husband John and together we raised 3 sons who are now wonderful young men.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Civics, Arts & Music, Other (Specialty), Other (Social Studies - History), Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, General Science, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, End of Year, Phonics