I am a 2003 graduate of Jay High School. I attended Vo-tech while in high school and the year following graduation and then later decided to go to college. I graduated in 2013 from Grand Canyon University and graduated May 2020 from Arkansas State University.
Certificate in Business Technology
Certificate in Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English
Master of Science in Education Curriculum and Instruction
College Board Pre-AP Summer Institute for Middle School
College Board 2 day Workshop AP Lit and Comp
Teach Like a Rockstar
OSTP Item Writing Committee
OSTP Item Review Committee
Solution Tree PLC at Work Institute
MSELA Summit 2020
This is my 8th year of teaching! I have taught middle school my entire teaching career and love it! This is my third year at JMS and this year I am teaching 7th Grade ELA, 7th Grade ELA Honors and Mythology. I also will be sponsoring the Mid School Gifted and Talented and Quiz Bowl.
I started teaching in 2013 at Grove Middle School and taught there for 5 school years. I taught 7th grade ELA, 7th Grade Pre AP Literature, 8th Grade ELA, Creative Writing and Gifted and Talented. I also sponsored the Academic Team and National Junior Honor Society.
My husband, Eric, and I live out in the country with our two boys who are in the upper and high schools. Our family has two more boys who live in Missouri; boy mom life!
We have a lovely canine fur child, Piper and a fur feline child, Ambrose.
I love to read and write in my free time. My family and I garden in the Spring/Summer. It is so much fun taking something from a seed and seeing it turn into a beautiful plant or food plant.
I enjoy listening to live music very much and also love spending time with my sister, brother-in-law, nephew and my parents. I love finding a good series on Netflix or baking new dishes. Fun fact: I am in the process of learning Russian!