Degrees and Certifications:
I was lucky enough to be raised in Lake Stevens and am excited to be working for the district. I graduated from WWU in 1999 then EWU in 2001 and finally WGU in 2018. Along the way I have earned two Bachelor's degrees, a Master's degree and a teaching certificate. Though the focus of my training has been in secondary English, I have also spent a number of years in the elementary schools in Lake Stevens and have had a wide variety of teaching experiences ranging from kindergarten through high school.
Currently, I am teaching 7th grade Literacy Support/Social Studies. This is a unique course that is designed to help students improve their engagement in reading as well as their reading skills. Becoming a good reader is imperative not only for immediate academic success but also for success in future life endeavors. It is truly the gateway to success.
Skyward is frequently updated as well as Google Classroom. Please sit with your student once a week to review these grades and make any necessary plans to improve scores.
Please contact me with any comments, concerns or questions.