Cultivated capable, curious minds of students in grades 2-6.
Entertaining, engaging, rigorous.
Two-time Teacher of the Year Nominee. Inspiring Coach of the Year National Finalist.
B.A. in Elementary Education from Calvin College; foci in English and Mathematics. Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from Calvin College; emphasis in Teacher Professional Development.
I love exercise of many varieties, with a special fondness for running. I love leading our Chess Club and a team of young Destination Imagination superstars.
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Short Stories, Reading Strategies, Decimals, Place Value, Engineering, Close Reading, Classroom Community