Philosophy of Education

I am very passionate about wanting my students to grow academically, socially, spiritually, and emotionally in a positive environment that is both engaging and adaptive to their diverse needs, with Jesus Christ in the center of all we do. In order to do this, I believe that I must educate the whole student: personally, spiritually, and academically. My instruction needs to be differentiated, which is a component of socially just education. Lastly, my goal is to make sure that I foster a supportive and respectful learning environment and a sense of classroom unity for all of my students.

Educational Background

Western Washington University, ­­BA in Elementary Education (Major in Special Education)
Seattle Pacific University­­, Professional Certification
Slingerland® Multisensory Approach­­ Years 1 and 2
Seattle University­­, Master in Special Education

Teaching Experience

I have been teaching since 2008 in varied grade levels. At this point, I have had experience in K-­5 classrooms.


In my free time I enjoy golfing with my husband, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.