I have been teaching kindergarten in the beautiful New River Gorge area of southern West Virginia for 44 years!
Joyful learning with lots of singing and children's literature, integrated with the arts and technology.
National Board Certified Teacher - Early Childhood Generalist 2003 Renewal of NBCT EC-Gen 2013 Arch Coal Teacher of the Year 2004 Fayette County Teacher of the Year 1995 and 2003 WVDE 21st Century Model Classroom 2008
M.A. West Virginia University 1978 B.A. West Virginia Wesleyan College 1974 Bluefield High School 1970
I love teaching kindergarten! This is my 44th year. Why retire when I am having this much fun?
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Literature, Classroom Management, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Tools for Common Core, Phonics