9 years of teaching experience in Spanish and ELL/ESL. I've taught in Italy, Jamaica, Guatemala, and both in the private and public sector within the US
Engaging, loud, humorous, and lively
- Teacher of the Month, Bellevue East, October 2012 - Outstanding Young Educator of the Year 2008 -Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship 2008 -Outstanding Graduating Senior, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 2005 -Charles & Emma Novotny Scholarship, 2004-05 -J. Roerden Marshall Memorial Scholarship, 2004-05 -Selected for Gilman Scholarship, Fall 2003 -Hazel V. Emley Scholarship Recipient, Spring, 2003 -UNL Study Abroad Photo Contest Winner, 2002-03
Masters in Curriculum & Instruction Additional Certification: ESL- English as a Second Language 4.0 GPA Bachelor of Science in Education (Spanish Endorsement) GPA: 3.8 on 4.0 scale (Graduated with honors and as Outstanding Senior of the Year)
I love trying to foods, cooking, traveling, meeting new people, creating new lesson ideas to keep my classroom fresh, writing poetry and laying in hammocks.