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I am a teacher, wife and mother of four. I've been living in Columbia since 2018 and a part of the Oakland family since 2019! I have over 15 years of classroom experience. I'm a New Yorker by way of Landsthul, Germany. TAs a classroom teacher, I have a passion to help students read. The power of storytelling shapes perspectives and realities; a proficiency in reading shapes outcome. My goal is two fold: to ignite the love of reading in my students and to give students access to opportunity through fluency, phonics and comprehension.