What did you do prior to SMCS?
20 years as classroom teacher, private and public, grades K-6, bilingual instruction and high school Spanish
How long have you been with SMCS?
Where did you grow up?
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Where did you go to college?
Wheaton College, IL
Where do you live?
What areas do you serve for SMCS?
Mountains and High Desert
What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about SMCS?
Flexibility of parent choice to make the best educational decisions for their childeren.
Do (did) you homeschool your kids?
What is your favorite curriculum?
Moving Beyond the Page! And Ivy Kids boxes. :)
What is your favorite read aloud book?
Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild by Mem Fox
What is your favorite field trip?
Trips to Boston and Washington DC!
What is your area of expertise?
MA in Reading Education, BCLAD Spanish
What is your dream summer vacation?
Trip with family to Cuba
What is your favorite subject to teach?
I love it all! Sparking the thirst for knowledge in a student -- seeing them understand a new topic for the first time!
What do you like to do in your free time?
Read. Run. Travel. Run. Spend time with my awesome kids. Run.
What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?
I've been to all 50 states.