Why did you choose to become a teacher?
I originally wanted to be in law enforcement but after finishing college I decided I would rather impact kids before it was too late. I also come from a long line of teachers.
Where did you go to college?
Bachelors at University of New Mexico
Teaching Certification at Mesa State College, Master in Administration from UCD
What is your hometown?
Grand Junction, Colorado
What is your favorite noise?
My children when they are nice to each other and laughing with each other.
What kind of music do you like?
All kinds but I love metal bands like Korn, Disturbed and Godsmack.
What are your hobbies outside of school?
I love to read and walk. I also love to travel.
Do you have any hidden talents?
Walking quickly while reading a book I rarely fall or trip.
What is your favorite board game?
I love to play cards! I also enjoy Apples to Apples.
What is your favorite treat?
Ice cream or anything chocolate.
Do you have any pets?
One fish and one frog
What is your favorite book for children?
“Bridge to Terabithia” or “Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry”
Who is your hero or heroine?
Martin Luther King
What is the funniest thing a student has ever said to you?
Most of the funny things come from teaching Family Life and probably aren’t appropriate to share.
What do you love about Bill Roberts?
I love the students. I love the community. I love that I opened this building and I have had to opportunity to teach the siblings of former students. I also love that both of my kids are here and are a a part of this amazing place!
I chose to become a teacher to be happy!! I previously worked in business for a baby company, and while I liked it, I didn’t love it. I realized that kids make me the happiest in life, and so I decided to go back to school to do what makes me happy! I loooooove what I’m doing now!
Wright State University (BS), University of Northern Colorado (MA)
The noise from kids when they get the “aha!” moment! Also, giggles/laughter.
Pretty much anything except for country music.
Cooking, running, yoga, hiking, watching sports.
Can’t get enough of the Tomato Basil lentil snaps!