I have 16 years experience in the field of education. I have taught both special and general education to elementary and middle school children.
I consider myself an innovative teacher. I keep up with current trends in education and always try to take the latest trainings and courses to keep me ahead of the game.
I have been a finalist for teacher of the year for 3 years. I have been an interim principal at my school. My class has been science fair winners the last 2 years.
I graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa with a degree in Special Education. I have taken additional courses at the college level to be certified to teach Early Childhood Education and Adult Education. I have my ESOL and Reading Endorsement. I am a SMART Board and FOCUS trainer. I have lots of additional training in behavior management. I am a Trained Behavior Specialist.
I love my family: my husband and three sons. I am a soccer coach for teens and teach religious education at my church. I love the outdoors especially fishing and gardening.
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Order of Operations, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History, Math Test Prep, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, Word Problems, General Science, Poetry, Mental Math, Place Value, Informational Text, Close Reading, Classroom Community