About the Teacher
Degrees and Certifications:
I graduated from Moody High School in 2002, and went on to attend the University of Montevallo where I earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in 2006. I earned my Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of West Alabama in 2008. I currently hold teaching certificates in the area of Early Childhood Development(Preschool-3rd) and Special Education grades Preschool-12th.
I am married to Jake, and we have a son named Evan. In my spare time I like to spend time with my family, read, exercise, and go to the beach. I am very blessed to have a job I enjoy and I look forward to a great year!
A Few of My Favorite Things:
Drink: Root Beer
Candy: Reese's Peanut Butter cups or M & M's
Color: Black or Purple
Scent: Vanilla or anything sweet
Special Education Teacher- Odenville Middle School 2006-2008
Special Education Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing- 2008-2012
Special Education Teacher- Moody Elementary School - 2012 - current
I was named the St. Clair County's Teacher of the Year in 2016 and I've also received ABC 33/40's Benchmark Teacher of the Week Award. My thirteen years of teaching has flown by and I am so thankful to be your child's teacher for my fourteenth year in education!
My goal at MES is to provide students with the best learning environment possible to foster a love of learning. I want my students to continuously develop both academically and socially so they can become contributing members to their community.