Degrees and Certifications:
Arrowhead Elementary Gifted Specialist DVUSD Gifted Leadership Team
I am so excited to be part of your Arrowhead Family. This is my first year at Arrowhead but this is not my first year teaching. In K-8 education I have taught Kindergarten, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th where I focused on STEM education. In addition to teaching K-8 students, I have taught Sociology courses at the community college level. One of my goals as a teacher is to create lifelong learners. I try to embody that sentiment within myself, so I have completed my doctorate this past year.
My philosophy within my classroom is to create an environment that encourages students to be: inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, risk-takers, balanced and reflective. These key concepts look different for each child but have a common goal to help students become individuals that are responsible members of local, national and global communities