I have been blessed with the opportunity of teaching young minds for numerous years. I have taught gifted and talented, special ed. inclusion, and EIP. Also, I have taught numerous grades: Pre-K, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, and Fourth Grade. I now serve as a Curriculum Coach and EIP Kindergarten Teacher, Literacy Lead Teacher, Social Studies Lead Teacher
My teaching style encompasses that of a facilitator. I strongly believe in the use of Project Based Learning and providing countless opportunities for hands-on learning.
Teacher of Promise Teacher of the Year 2012 Teacher of the Year 2015
I possess a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia and master's degree in teaching from Piedmont College. In addition, I have my gifted endorsement and have my mind set certification. I will have my Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction this summer.
I have been happily married for 16 years and have two beautiful children. My son is fifteen and my daughter is thirteen. Both are phenomenal soccer players. In addition, we have two beautiful bulldogs.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Biology, Earth Sciences, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, World History, Other (Specialty), ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Mental Math, Decimals, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Test Preparation, Early Intervention, End of Year, Phonics, Close Reading