I taught first grade for eleven years before moving to gifted and talented. I provide professional development training in the areas of social-emotional development and creativity for kindergarten through second grade.
Imagination, pretend play, and creativity have been pushed out of the classroom in favor of filling in bubbles on standardized tests. My goal is to encourage teachers and give them the means to return to what is developmentally approriate for our children.
Nationally Board Certified in Language Arts for Young Children Teacher of the Year Finalist PTA Teacher of the Year
BBA in Business Marketing BSE in Early Childhood Education Verified Trainer for Early Learning and Literacy in Arkansas Pre-K, Pre-K Frameworks, Social Emotional Learning for Pre-K, and Investigating, Discovering, and Exploring (science in the classroom) MSE in Gifted and Talented
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