Education: Bachelor of Arts, Gifted Endorsed, Certified K-6; Saint Leo University
Length of time teaching: 46 years teaching
Holy Trinity’s tagline is: “Start Here. Go Anywhere.” How do you envision helping students to live this motto?
I encourage students to never give up and preserve a growth mindset.
How do you stay inspired or “recharge your battery” as an educator?
I stay inspired and recharge by remembering that each child is somebody's darling.
How do you measure your success as an educator?
I measure success by the students who return to visit me after graduation and tell me that I have touched their lives in some way.
How do you inspire a student who has a hard time with your subject area?
I inspire learning by modeling, humor, and compassion.
What experiences or people have had the most influence on you?
My greatest influences have been my children and grandchildren.
What are some of your interests and passions outside of the classroom?
Outside the classroom, my passions are reading, family and history.