• 24 years of K-2 Classroom Teaching Experience • Currently a 2nd Grade Teacher • I am a Reading Specialist • I have been a Practitioner Showcase Presenter for Staff Development Educators (SDE) at the National I Teach 1st Grade Conference in San Antonio, Texas • I have been a presenter for the Southern California K/1 conference In Pasadena, CA
Hands-on, fun and engaging! I believe learning should be fun!
• Fallbrook Union Elementary School District Teacher of the Year 2002 • Fallbrook Street School Teacher of the Year 2001 • Reading Award from Greater San Diego Reading Association (2002) • Fallbrook Homeschool Academy Teacher of the year (2015)
• BA in Elementary Education from San Diego State University, San Diego, CA • Student teaching and graduate classwork completed at California State University, San Bernardino • Reading Specialist coursework completed through University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
I love teaching and I love to design things that enrich and engage students!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Astronomy, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), Other, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, General Science, Physical Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Place Value, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Engineering