·      University of California Irvine

·      BA in Psychology/Art

·      Elementary Education Teaching Certification Program

·      Master’s in Education WCSD Equivalency Program



·      Brookfield Resource Teacher 2017-18

·      WCSD teacher 27 years – 22 years in 3rd grade, 4 years in 4th grade & 1 year in 1st grade

·      LA Unified School District -2 years in 5th/6th grade


Favorite Activities

·      Yoga, road cycling, Pilates

·      Reading

·      Gardening

·      Visiting the Oregon Coast

·      Hanging out and walking with my 3 Golden Retrievers; Maggie, Kennan and Liberty

Grew up in Newport Beach, California,  and have lived in Reno for 28 years

Attended the NASA Teacher Training at Dryden Flight Research Center- Aerospace became a huge part of my curriculum as a classroom teacher

 Member of the National Science Teachers’ Association