Teacher with 9 years in the Kindergarten-Third Grade classroom and 2 years as an Academic Coach for K-5. Certified in Pre-K to Third Grade and ELL Endorsed. Promethean Certified. Edmondo Trainer. Training for piloting the Charlotte Danielson model school. CHAMPs trained 1-on-1 w/ Chuck Yerger to observe and assist teachers. Q.P.A. trainer. Making Connections trainer. Waterford facilitator, school wide data monitoring, Problem Solving Team Leader, Seven Syllable trainer, VTO Union Sterward, District Math Contact, District Math Assessment Writer, Robert Marzano trained, 70 hour Guided Reading Institute, Reading Endorsements Competencies one and two, and Writing Workshop (Lucy Calkins) Participant.
Engagement, fun, passion, and sparkle: with a sprinkle of routines and procedures for a smooth sailing ship!
2010 Volusia County Math Teacher of the Year--- 2 time Donors Choose Grant Recipient--- 2 time Futures Grant Recipient--- 2 years of Perfect Attendance as a classroom teacher--- 2002 UCF Founders Award Recipient--- 2000 Ford Foundation Scholarship recipient--- Featured in two local newspapers for teaching and community service.
UCF! Go Knights!!!
Mother to three of the most quiet and respectful kids in the world. Webmaster for our local Pop Warner Association for 2011-2012, Registrar 2010-2011 and Fundraising Coordinator 2012-2013. An active church, community, and service driven volunteer. I always go above and beyond for others!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Basic Principles, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Arts & Music, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, Summer, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Close Reading