I have 11 years of teaching experience in the elementary school grades. I have spent the last 7 years teaching 4th grade. Prior to that, I spent 4 years teaching multi-grade classes from first through 3rd grades. In addition to my teaching experience, I have had the opportunity to chair my school's math committee and mentor new teachers.
I believe that teaching is more than merely imparting knowledge to shape and mold young minds. Teaching also involves shaping the heart. I strive to build character within my students through engaging discussions and by taking a personal interest in students' lives. I am known to be structured and organized, and I love to design my own teaching resources! It is my goal to build within students a love for learning!
Award for Academic Excellence in Elementary Education- Evangel University; ETS Recognition of Excellence; Norman Harper Award- Covenant College; Summa cum laude
B.S. Elementary Education (2004); M.Ed. Integrated Curriculum and Instruction (2012)
My wonderful husband and I are expecting a baby girl in September 2015!
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Science, Social Studies - History, Math Test Prep, Classroom Management, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Mental Math, For All Subjects, Phonics, Close Reading