AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Program Coordinator & 7th & 8th Grade Elective Teacher; 6th Grade Life Science Teacher; Curriculum Designer and Presenter for Orange County Public Library Summer Reading Science Program; Education & Conservation Department PreK-8 Instructor for SeaWorld Orlando; Preschool & VPK Teacher
Hardworking professional committed to cultivating the “innate scientist” in all students by incorporating an inquiry-based approach to curriculum. Skilled at communicating concepts through a balanced combination of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic methods to accommodate all types of learners, children and adults alike. I am also committed to fostering a positive environment to ensure overall individual success, both in school and in the real world.
Nominated and voted by colleagues as our school's Teacher of the Year and later recognized in district award ceremony.
Hold a Professional Teaching Certificate (issued by the Florida Department of Education) to teach Biology 6-12; Graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Biology and minor in Environmental Science from the University of Dallas.
One of 25 teachers selected statewide for the University of Florida Plant Camp, a yearly teacher workshop about invasive terrestrial and aquatic plants in Florida.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Science, Basic Principles, Biology, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty), For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, The New Year, Classroom Community