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, Graphing, Numbers, Science, Earth Sciences, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Computer Science - Technology, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Short Stories, Reading Strategies, Decimals, Place Value, Engineering, Close Reading, Classroom Community