Meet the Teacher

Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign and a Masters Degree in Educational Technology from National Louis University

Grades I've Taught: This is my eighteenth year teaching here in Winthrop Harbor.  I taught Kindergarten for five years, first grade for six years and am now happy to be teaching second grade for the seventh year. Before teaching here I worked for three years during college breaks at a daycare and summer camp program with children aged 18 months through 13 years old.

Favorite Things To Do:  Read!  It is my favorite thing to do when I have free time.  I also love traveling to visit new and different places and spending time with my family and friends.

Favorite Place in the United States:  California.  I grew up there and still miss the warm winters!

Favorite Place Outside of the United States: Germany.  I have relatives there and love the beautiful scenery. 

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite Animal: Dolphin 

Favorite Food: Tacos

Favorite Dessert: Dark Chocolate

Favorite Children's Book: Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss

Favorite Adult Book:  I couldn't possibly pick because there are so many books I love.  I especially love to read historical and literary fiction.