I graduated from Common Central High School in Harrisburg, AR.
I graduated from Arkansas State University.
I received a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1984.
I earned a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1987.
I am certified in Elementary Grades 1-6 and Middle School Social Studies.
I am an Apple Certified Teacher.
I am a certified Project Lead the Way teacher.
Extending Children’s Mathematics
Marilyn Burns’ Institute
Project Lead the Way
Apple Teacher training
Project Based Learning Training
I started teaching at Nettleton in the fall of 1999.
I have been teaching here for 20 years.
I currently teach fifth grade math and science.
I started teaching in January 1987.
Before coming to Nettleton, I taught sixth grade science in Trumann, AR and sixth grade math, social studies, and English in Cabot, AR.
Working with children in church and working as an aide in a resource classroom has impacted my teaching experience.
My husband and I married in 1990.
We do no have any biological children, but we do foster children.
I have two dogs. Shadow is a Pomeranian mix. Lady is a Lab mix.
I do have some hobbies. When I am not teaching, I enjoy traveling, ziplining, exercising, cross-stitching, playing the piano, soduko, and working jigsaw puzzles.