I am a Colorado native and I have spent over 40 years in the Adams 12 school district. I attended Centennial Elementary, Westlake Junior High and Northglenn High School. I graduated from Colorado State University with a B.A. in Child Development, before heading to Metro State College in Denver for my teacher certification courses. I received my Masters Degree in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment from the University of Colorado at Boulder. I have spent the last 25+ years teaching the fourth grade.
I LOVE Colorado! We get to learn all about it as part of the 4th grade curriculum. I am an avid fan of all our pro sports teams and college football. My husband and I have three teenagers and a dog in our Westminster home. Our family enjoys spending time together. We especially enjoy hiking or biking. When I have a spare minute (which is NOT too often in our home!) I am usually reading or baking. But I also get outside in my garden, where I grow dahlias to show in flower competitions state wide.
My passion for students is to develop a life long love of learning and I hope I model my own desire to know new things every day.