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3rd Grade


I am a highly qualified teacher according to the Alabama State Department of Education Standards.

Bachelor's Degree in English, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Master's Degree in Reading Education, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri

Master's Degree in Foreign Language Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Alabama Reading Initiative Certification in 1999; Recertification in 2002

National Board Certification in 2002

National Board Recertification in 2012


I taught Latin in an elementary magnet school in Kansas City, Missouri from 1993-1996.

I taught third grade at Westlawn Elementary School from 1998-2012 and second grade at Spencer-Westlawn from 2012-2013.

I transferred to Kate Shepard Elementary School in 2012, and I am teaching third grade again!

My hobbies include running, reading, shopping, and traveling.
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