I'm currently teaching fifth grade in the small city of Wheeling, WV where I have also taught in first, second, and third grades. In all, I have nine years experience.
Creative and dynamic: I am a facilitator of learning. I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable taking risks. Then I provide them with the tools they need to succeed.
Nominee: Arch Coal Teacher Award
I earned a BA in Elementary Education and Liberal Arts from Wheeling Jesuit University where I am currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership.
"We delight in the beauty of a butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." ~Maya Angelou
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day