Math Coach/Interventionist/ACSIP Coordinator/RTI
Two Bachelor Degrees from Lamar University (Beaumont, TX):
MIS (Management Information Systems) and
HRM (Human Resourse Management) with a minor in Psychology
Two Master’s Degrees from Concordia University (Portland, OR):
Curriculum Instruction – Math and
Curriculum Instruction – eLearning and Technology
I have a STEM certification from Texas A&M (College Station, TX)
I am currently working on completing a doctorate in Higher Education from Concordia University as well.
I am certified to teach Math/Science in Grades 4-8 as well as other certifications in both Arkansas and Texas.
I have been a speaker at a Statewide Math Conference in Texas as well as some smaller conferences while in Texas. I will continue to do the same with conferences scheduled in the future in Arkansas and Missouri.
This is my 10th year teaching in middle school. This is my second year teaching in Eureka Springs, AR. I love living and working in this beautiful city and state! I am currently the Math Coach and Math Intervention Teacher for Eureka Springs Middle School.
In the past, I have taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math as well as Robotics, Web Design, Keyboarding, and Technology Communications as well as a Digital Journalism Class in which students created and operated a school newspaper online.
I celebrated my 28th anniversary in the summer of 2017. We have two kids and 6 pets (2 dogs and 4 cats).
I love to read mystery novels as well as books like Harry Potter, the Hunger Games, etc. I love working on remodeling the home we just purchased as well as hiking and fishing. I create clay sculptures, pencil sketches, and some paintings as well. I love to write as well as learn new things about technology and teaching math. I feel strongly about using technology in my classroom as well as traditional methods of teaching.