I am so fortunate to be teaching at Carmel Elementary! This is my third year with our 2/3 Challenge class, and I'm looking forward to many exciting activities this year. In 2009, I completed my student teaching and fulfilled a maternity leave in Kindergarten here at CE. I've also spent time as a Title 1 and 1st Grade Assistant at Orchard Park. I've learned a lot from each of these job opportunities and know I will continue learn even more from my kiddos this year!
I grew up in Kendallville, Indiana, a very small town in the northeast corner of the state. I spent four great years at Purdue University, where I earned my Elementary Education degree and a Reading Specialist endorsement. Last year, I started graduate classes in Gifted and Talented Education. They are keeping me very busy! I will have my Gifted and Talented licensure at the end of this year.
In my spare time, I love to be around friends and family. I enjoy water sports, sunny weather, vacationing to new places, and babysitting for my three nephews. Of course, Purdue basketball and football are a highlight of my life as well! Boiler Up!
Thank you for visiting our classroom website! I know we will to have a great year!