Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Business Management M. Ed. in Elementary Education Early Childhood Endorsement Gifted Endorsement Structured English Immersion Endorsement
I have worked or volunteered at Legend Springs since it opened in 2000. 2020-2021 will be my 15th year of teaching!. I have taught 2nd grade and 3rd-grade gifted clusters and a full-inclusion 3rd Grade Gifted class. I am a co-advisor to Legend Springs Student Council and Battle of the Books and a member of Legend Springs Campus Improvement Team. I am also a member of the District's Calendar Committee and the Gifted Leadership Committee. I have two additional years of substitute teaching kindergarten through high school. I graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Masters in Elementary Education. Before that, I earned an AA in Fashion Merchandising/Middle Management from Phoenix College and a BA in Management from the University of Phoenix. I have an Early Childhood Endorsement, SEI Endorsement, and a full endorsement in Gifted Education. I am an alumnus of Deer Valley High School class of '85.