-Classroom teacher 1-5th grades -Elementary mathematics coach/staff developer K-6 -University math methods instructor -Math Support Specialist
I help students construct their math understanding and move from concrete to abstract representations by providing visual, hands-on, and movement oriented learning experiences.
National Board Certified Teacher
-Bachelors of Arts in Spanish (1992) -Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders: Deaf and Hard of Hearing with emphasis in Deaf blindness (SDSU) (1996) -Bilingual/Bicultural teaching credential (1996) -Masters of Education: Ed Leadership (2010)
I have worked with a variety of different kinds of learning challenges ranging from social, communication, language, and cognitive. Also, one of my three sons has autism with significant communication challenges. I am currently passionate about how the brain develops and how to best teach to the unique developmental challenges children face.