I have taught in the field of music for 22 1/2 years at the elementary, high school and university levels. I currently teach general music at a K-4 elementary school. I have served as the chairperson of a university music department, developed curriculum & degree plans, and recruited with the college ensemble/choir. I currently teach K-4 general music, conduct church music workshops, and present professional development trainings for my school district.
I am Orff Level 1 certified and World Drumming Level 1 certified. I incorporate Kodaly, Orff and other methods in my music classes. I teach students to play recorders, ukuleles, and world drumming instruments. I also direct two honor choirs.
Teacher of the Year (4 years); District Teacher of the Year; University Award Nominee-East Carolina University School of Music
I graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education degree from East Carolina University. I earned my Master of Music degree (concentration in Music Education) from The University of Central Oklahoma.
I have two sons and a wonderful husband! I co-pastor a church. I love my family, my job and my church!