- B.A., English Education, Illinois State University
Previous Work Experience:
- I began teaching at Crete-Monee Junior High School in 1990. After taking time off for several years to be with my family, I returned to CMMS in 2004, moved to CSK in 2006, and returned to CMMS in 2010.
Hobbies, Extracurricular Activities:
- Supporting my children's hobbies
- Coaching an Odyssey of the Mind team
- Spending time with friends and family
- Reading as much as possible
- Fair is not always equal.
- My ultimate goal is to help develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. I hope my students become active, compassionate, and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
- “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -Aristotle
- Be the change you wish to see in the world." -Ghandi
- “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein