During the fall of 2010, I student taught in grades first and fourth. January 2011, I started my teaching career as a high school history teacher. During the 2011-2012 regular school term and extended school year, I served as a SpED teacher for students in grades K-4th. During the 2012-2013 regular school term and summer school, I served as a SpED and home bound teacher for students in 5th-8th grade. I continued teaching home bound during the 2013-2014 school term; however, I transitioned to a gifted education classroom for 5th and 6th graders. For the 2014-2015 school term, I returned back to the SpED setting. This past fall, I took a break from the public education setting to start my own home school where I serve as the primary teacher for students in grades K-12th and a tutor for students in elementary grades through graduate school.
I do my best to teach to each individual student instead of teaching to a class as a "whole" unit. I always try to provide differentiated instruction during every lesson.
Dean's List during College Science Olympiad Volunteer Received two $15,000 grants Help start a community garden for students to earn community service and give back to the citizens Completed Alternate Assessments for the 2012-2013 and 2014-2015 school terms Student and Parent Advocate Member of NEA and Gifted Association
In 2010, I earned my Bachelor's of Science degree in Elementary Education grades K-6th. During the summer of 2011, I challenged and passed the Praxis II exam to become endorsed in special education to serve students with mild/moderate disabilities. In 2013, I earned my Master's of Education degree with an emphasis on Gifted Education.
I have a love for learning and growing. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, exploring nature, traveling, arts & crafts, and spending time with my family. My husband's name is Chris and my son's name is Heath.