17 Years as a classroom teacher. Six years in 2nd and 3rd grades, then 11 in 6th and 7th grades.
I am very energetic and passionate about my subject. Kids love my passion and they can't help but feel inspired by my delivery and dynamic classroom.
Teacher of the Year at Holly Grove Middle School in Holly Springs, NC. 7-time teacher of the year nominee WRAL Wake County Teacher of the Week 2011 Borchadt award winner through UNC Chapel HIll - Traveling to China
1999 graduate of SUNY Potsdam, NY Degrees: Elementary Education and Psychology NBCT in Adolescent Social Studies Grades 6-9
I love comedy and use it every day. Students know that each day my class is different and exciting. They look forward to coming to my class because they are guaranteed to learn things about their world.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Measurement, Science, Archaeology, Basic Principles, Environment, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Career and Technical Education, British History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Business, Economics , Physical Science, Employment, Short Stories, Writing, Asian Studies, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Winter, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, For All Subjects, For Administrators, End of Year, African History