Degrees and Certifications:
* Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (Columbia College) * Masters of Divergent Learning (Columbia College) * National Board Certification (Middle Child Generalist- Initial certification in 2005, renewal in 2015)
Hello! I am excited to have the opportunity to teach your child this year! My family and I live in Columbia. I enjoy cooking, watching reality TV, geocaching and traveling. This is my 21st year teaching, and my second year teaching 100% virtual.
I love virtual learning because it teaches 21st century skills that students will use their whole lives. Students are challenged to approach tasks with innovative ideas, and get to showcase their creativity. Online socialization is less high risk and promotes voices to be heard with less anxiety than experienced in a traditional classroom. Virtual learning opens up a world of possibilities!
I earned my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, and my master’s in Divergent Learning… both from Columbia College. In 2005, I became National Board certified and renewed in 2015. I am passionate about learning how children learn best and gaining new strategies to use in my classroom.