For the past ten years I have been an elementary school teacher. Although I have spent time in grades K-5th, I have taught 1st and 2nd grade for the majority of my career. Designing great lessons and sharing teaching resources have always been a passion of mine.
As a teacher, my goal is to continuously strive to foster an atmosphere in the classroom that encourages students to grow emotionally and socially as well as academically. I am passionate about teaching and truly feel that if you do something you love, it will never feel like work. I also believe in being mindful and purposeful in order to create a vibrant enthusiastic outlook on life.
1st and 2nd grade classroom teacher, National Writing Project Teacher Consultant, Teachers’ Development Group Mathematics Studio Teacher.
I earned my MAT and my BA in History from Southern Oregon University
Born, raised and educated in Oregon, I am a wife and mother of two. Outside of teaching I enjoy the simple things in life like spending time with my family, reading and working on creative projects. Some of my hobbies include jogging, crafting and cooking.
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Physical Education, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Classroom Management, Character Education, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Informational Text