Educator-Long-term Substitute- (December 2006- present) Educator- First and Second Grade. (August, 1991- January 2017) Educator-K5 Teacher – (1990-1991) Educator- First Grade Teacher/K5 teacher- School (August 1989-1990)
Develop relationships with students and parents (colleagues) Establishes procedures for yourself and class Prepare units that are flexible and forgiving for diverse learners Have fun with your children with boundaries to allow students to feel safe. Find the sweet spot and be grateful. Love your children and they will grow.
• Donors Choose Grant, I Pads: 2015-16 Distinguished Teacher of Reading, 2012-2013 Distinguished Teacher of Reading, First Runner Up -2006-2007, Greenville County School District Distinguished Teacher of Reading, Second runner-up 2007, Gateway Elementary- 1990-1991, Teacher of the Year- Sara Collins Elementary 2003-2004 Grant- from Greenville County Alliance for Quality Education for science instruction for Science Instruction School Wide Grant
Furman University, Master of Arts, Specializing in Education College of Charleston, Master of Education-Early Childhood University of South Carolina,Bachelor of Arts in Journalism Orton Gillingham Associate Level-Trained, Camperdown Academy Converse College,Gifted and Talented Education Endorsement National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, November 15, 2011 -National Board Certified Teacher- Re-Certified -National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, November 15, 2001-National Board Certified Teacher- Certified
South Carolina Native Loves children family outdoors gardening hiking the beach Animal, Mostly dogs