Degrees and Certifications:
I am "that teacher" who never stops learning and tries everything new.
I am constantly looking for the greatest learning tools and techniques to help my students engage in their learning and succeed in our classroom and beyond.
I am a leader, the team encourager, and the arts/crafts/science mess-maker.
I organize everything, including papers, materials, data, and humans.
I value Faith, community, and relationships with my students, their families, and my coworkers.
I see the big picture.
I am a native of the Roanoke, Virginia area and a graduate of Virginia Tech.
I have a degree in Family & Child Development with a concentration in Early Childhood Education.
I am certified as a Reading Specialist.
I have two amazing children who are students at West View and are the absolute lights of my life!
I love my family, my church, leading worship, writing, organizing, decorating, and my three cats!