I attended Millersville University right after high school and earned a Secondary Education degree. I was a substitute teacher for several years. My husband and I decided to start a family so I stayed home to raise my children. While I was home I realized that I really enjoyed the younger learners. So I returned to college and attended Lebanon Valley College for my degree in Elementary Education. I was hired shortly after graduation as an elementary instructor, and I am currently working on my 11th year. I also completed my Master’s Degree in Science Education from Lebanon Valley College.
I really enjoy spending time with my family and traveling. I am a huge Disney fan and have Mickey Mouse items all over my classroom. I have always been a Walt Disney fan. One of Walt’s quotes is always used in my classroom. “If you can dream it, you can do it!” One of my passions in teaching is inspiring students to reach for their dreams.
I have been involved with the Pennsylvania STEM Grant for two years now. I have really enjoyed working with other teachers from around the state. I was also thrilled to participate in the History of Winter program last year in Lake Placid, New York. It was truly a rewarding week for my students and myself.