What is your favorite thing about teaching?
I love science because it explains so much about the world we live in. I didn't appreciate that until I started teaching it to 3rd graders. There are so many cool activities we can do to demonstrate how things work and nature is.
Please describe anything unique or interesting in your background that is relevant to the job.
My grandfather was a Lutheran school teacher and principal for 50 years in Denison, Iowa.
Who/what inspired you to become a teacher?
My 3rd grade teacher in Panama City, FL. She was such a kind, sweet lady who showed she loved us with her words and actions.
Who is someone you really admire and why?
My Dad - He was an awesome man. He was a man who was so positive and always had good things to say to me. Everyone who met him liked him. He is home with Jesus now.
What is the best advice you have ever heard or received?
My dad told me to make sure I love what I do so I will always enjoy going to work.