Ambitious elementary educator with 16 years experience specializing in research based literacy instruction, cohesive standards based integration, and implementing a motivational classroom environment.
Full integration of content standars throughout the disciplines.
Teacher of the Year (2009-2010). Awarded four thousand dollars for a Fuel Up to Play 60 grant. Nominated for Presidential Award for Math and Science (2012).
M.A. Instruction and Curriculum in the Content Areas 2002 University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO. B.A. Elementary Education 1996 Boise State University, Boise, ID. Professional Teachers License, Colorado 2007 Highly qualified in English 2007 Professional Teachers License, Idaho 2008 Mathematical Thinking Initiative 2009 Idaho SySTEMic Solutions, Boise State University 2010 Developing Mathematical Thinking Workshops 2012
Happily married with two fabulous girls!