Advanced Mathematics and Integrated Science Teacher with Oregon TSPC Highly Qualified Status, FIRST FTC Robotics Coach and AP Coordinator. I am a recipient of a James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation teaching award, and a participant in the 2015 US Air Force/FIRST Leadership Experience. I currently teach AP Calculus, Robotics, STEM, Green Energy, Algebra 1, Financial Algebra and Math 8.
I believe in a dynamic blend of skills practice and application that really dives into the root of how things work and interact.
2012 James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation Teacher Award Chosen for the national 2015 Air Force/FIRST Leadership Experience. 2016 AP Rural Fellow
Received my B.S. in Business with a minor in Gender Studies from Linfield College in 2002, advanced my math and multiethnic education through coursework at the University of Washington in 2009, and received my M.A. in Teaching from the University of Portland in 2011. I studied abroad in undergrad at the Nottingham Trent University in 2000, and have 26 post graduate credits focusing on technology and diverse learners.
Beyond teaching, I help out on my family's 5,000 acre wheat farm and teach hot yoga.I love to read histories, paddle board and garden.
Specialty, Math, Algebra, Calculus, Science, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, Career and Technical Education, Classroom Management, Business, General Science, Robotics, For All Subjects, Engineering