What I love about teaching is that things change on a daily basis. I love the moments when students get it!
I knew from the age of 7 that I was going to be a teacher and spent the summers playing school. I received my teaching degree from Carroll College and my Masters from UW LaCrosse. I spent 15 years as a substitute teacher while raising my children. I was active as a youth choir director(17 years), Girl Scout Leader(20 years) and a Youth Lay Minister (15 years). I have been an educator in the district since 1997 teaching kindergarten, second grade and now 5th grade. I continue to take classes and am a lifelong learner. I am a certified teacher mentor, a digital classroom teacher and a member of the district Social Justice Team.
My goal for all of my students is to help them to be respectful of others, enjoy learning , advocate for their learning style, connect globally to learn with others, and prepare themselves educationally and socially for middle school and the years beyond.