I began my career as a special educator. When my youngest child started Kindergarten, so did I. I taught K or 1 for over 20 years. Now I am a K-5 Math Implementation Coach.
"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming." -- Goethe
2005-2006 Teacher of the Year
I earned a BA in Special Education with dual certification as an Elementary Teacher. I have an MS in Special Education and a 6th Year Certificate in Educational Foundations...went on to complete course work to earn an administrative certification.
I was born to teach, love my family and dogs and I am an amateur trivia geek.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Astronomy, Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty), Other (Social Studies - History), Literature, Character Education, Word Problems, Problem Solving, Writing, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Autumn, Mental Math, Winter, St. Patrick's Day, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Summer, Informational Text, Phonics