I am a proud mid-western native, growing up near Chicago, Illinois. I received my Bachelors in both Elementary Education and Dance from the University of Iowa. The arts have always been a huge part of my life. Music, movement, and theater often find their way into my classroom, keeping kids on their feet and active. Upon graduation, I pursued my love of dance, performing in a professional modern dance company in Chicago, Illinois. After several years as a performer, I eventually made my way back to the classroom, receiving my Masters in Elementary Education from the Auburn University.
This will be my third year at New Hope Elementary. I could not be more excited! As a teacher, I promise to encourage my students' curiosity, support their interests, and help each child reach their fullest potential. Thank you for visiting the classroom's website and check back weekly for updates!