6-8th Grade Special Services
Grade & Subject Taught: I teach Jr. High Special Needs.
Educational Background: I have been teaching special needs children for 23
years. I received my teaching degree from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois.
Why did you choose teaching as a career? I have always wanted to be a teacher and work with children.
What do you enjoy most about teaching? I love to see students eyes light up when they understand a concept that is being taught.
Tell us about a teacher that inspired you. Mrs. Carlson, my 3rd grade teacher, inspired me to become a teacher. She was firm with her expectations but the class always had fun.
How do you spend your leisure time? Scrapbooking is my favorite past time that I enjoy. It is relaxing and brings out my creativity.
What was your favorite book as a child and why? My favorite childhood book is the Boxcar Children. They were always having an adventure.
What is your proudest accomplishment? My own daughters are my proudest accomplishment. They bring me joy and it is wonderful to see them grow up and become adults.