30 years in public and private schools. I have taught kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades.
I strive to create a safe and loving environment, where my students can discover that they are in charge of their learning and that learning can be fun and exciting.
2011 Partner in Education Environmental Teacher Award - Kitsap County, WA. For partnering with the county and starting/ maintaining a lunch composting program K-12 at my school & Creating a successful recycling program K-12.
BS ED - Western Washington University ME ED - Lesley College (Integrating Arts in Learning)
I've taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades in public and private schools in Washington State.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Other (Math), Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Art History, Other (Arts), Other (Specialty), Math Test Prep, Geography, Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Economics , Writing, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Phonics