I am a National Board Certified Teacher with an Early Childhood Generalist Certificate. I have 16 years teaching experience-10 years in Kindergarten, 4 years in first grade, 2 years in a multi-age classroom, 1 year in 2nd, and 1 year in 4th grade. I am a Master Teacher for Vanguard University and Cal State Fullerton and I mentor new teachers through our district's BTSA program.
Kid-Centered, hand-on learning is my passion!!
National Board Certification-Early Childhood Generalist 2009 Newport Mesa Unified School District's Teacher of the Year 2006
Master's Degree in Education from National University B.A. in Liberal Studies from Cal State Fullerton
I am a mommy, a first grade teacher, and a wife. I have wanted to be a teacher since I was a little girl and I am living out my dream on a daily basis! I learned everything I know about teaching from my mentor-my Mom, who taught for 35 years!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Graphing, Numbers, Science, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Graphic Arts, Character Education, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Summer