I have been teaching for 21 years and love it more each year! My experience includes 17 years in 4th grade, academic coach, intervention teacher, and I looped two years to 5th grade. I have mentored teachers at my school and other schools. I LOVE facilitating workshops and staff development.
It's all about making it F-U-N! If I'm having fun, my students are having fun! I'm a very enthusiastic teacher with a passion for motivating my students to learn and love school. I work hard at creating a class family each year and creating memories that will last a lifetime.There's a lot of action in our classroom, but I wouldn't have it any other way!
National Board Certification Teacher of the Year 2015 Teacher of the Year County Finalist 2001 Teacher of the Year 2001 Sallie Mae County Winner (Beginning Teacher of the Year) 1996
B.A. University of Central Florida National Board Certification ESOL Certified
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Science, Social Studies - History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Music, Other (Specialty), Math Test Prep, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Problem Solving, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Mental Math, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Decimals, Black History Month, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, For Administrators, Test Preparation, End of Year, Close Reading, Classroom Community