I graduated from Huntsville High School in 1987. After high school I attended North Arkansas Community College for 2 years then transferred to the University of Arkansas where I earned a Bachelors Degree of Science in Education.
1992 Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
2001 ESL Endorsement
I have attended numerous professional trainings. Some of the most recent are:
RISE (Reading Initiative of Student Excellence) PLC (Professional Learning Community) and Systematic English Language Development Leardership Seminar)
I began my teaching journey 25 years ago at Watson Primary teaching second grade. I taught second grade for 13 years. I then taught English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for grades kindergarten through fifth grade for 8 years. In 2014 I became tthe ESOL coordinator and narrowed my teaching focus down to first and second graders.
I live in the Huntsville community with my two children, Remington(20) and Madison (17) and our Chiweenie Mr. Coffee.