Degrees and Certifications:
I’m in my 23nd year teaching 8th science (The first 22 years were in the same classroom at Oakland MIddle School.)
My other responsibilities include:
- Leader of CPS Yellowstone Trip.
- JWMS Science Department Chair
- JWMS 8th grade Head Volleyball Coach
- JWMS 7th grade Girls Basketball Head Coach
- JWMS Assistant Track Coach
My philosophy is deeply connected with Place Based Education, Design Thinking & the 3 dimensions of the NGSS.
My family is wonderful & consists of my Husband Gary, Son Benjamin, my 2 daughters Danielle & Samantha, (who also are teachers at Gentry Middle School.)
I also have a wonderful son-in-law, granddaughter, and soon to have 2nd son-in-law
I love exploring. My favorite place in the world is Yellowstone National Park.
Swimming and biking keep me going.