I have been teaching Kindergarten at Ocean Drive Elementary (formerly North Myrtle Beach Primary School) since 2005. I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to serve as a Reading Recovery ® teacher and interventionist.
I am an educator, committed to creating 21st century skilled lifelong learners who are prepared to successfully thrive in an increasingly competitive global society. I am a learner, dedicated to collaborating to effectively integrate technology into curriculum and instruction to enhance student learning and outcomes.
*South Carolina EdTech Presenter (2014) *HCS Common Core State Standards Team dedicated to informing groups about HCS current standing in the Common Core State Standards. (2014) *K12 Online Conference Presenter (2013) *Featured Educator on HCS-TV Connected Educators (2013) *HCS Digital Integration Team Team dedicated to collaborating with passionate educators to build innovative iTunes U Courses and content. (2013) *NMBP Teacher of the Year (2011)
I am a National Board Certified teacher and I have been Reading Recovery ® trained through Clemson University. I earned my graduate degree in Educational Technology at Lesley University and attended Marshall University for my undergraduate degree (K-6 with specialization in PK-K). I have also completed Common Core Blackbelt Certification through the Common Core Institute.
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