Fifth and Sixth Grade English
Education: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Bowling Green State University; Specialized in Exceptional Education, Gifted Endorsement
What do you enjoy most about teaching?
My greatest joys about teaching are sharing in my students' excitement of learning, observing them collaborating together, and watching them accomplish their goals.
What is the most important life lesson you want a child to learn in your classroom?
The most important life lesson I want my students to learn is to persevere when facing a challenge because they will grow from every experience.
Why did you choose to teach at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy?
I chose to teach at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy because of the character education, community service, and strong closeness of the faculty.
What do you want your students to gain from having known you?
I want my students to gain the motivation to find their passions and to use their gifts to make a difference after having known me.
What are your favorite moments with a student?
My favorite moments with students are when they share their lives with me. I am also touched when they ask to help other students or me.
Additional Information: 27 years of service at HTEA, teaching 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades; Extended Day Director; Summer Camp Coordinator; Guardian Angel Community Service Teacher; Glee Musical Theatre Assistant Director; Soccer Coach; Sunday School Teacher and Adult Bible Study Leader; Mother of five