Grade/school/subject: 5th grade, Noble Crossing Elementary
Special professional accomplishments/experiences: 5th grade pilot teaching of 1:1 learning at Noble Crossing, 5th grade pilot teacher of co-teaching
Why you became a teacher: My heart has always been called to teach. Teaching is a complex profession, but being a teacher is an absolute joy. I have the opportunity to help my students overcome challenges, celebrate personal growth and realize their own infinite potential.
Goals for your students: I want the best for my students in absolutely every way possible. From the academic growth and success to emotional wellness and developing responsible habits, I strive to establish a classroom that embodies these values in all facets.
Advice you’d give to parents: You are your child’s first teacher. Let your words and actions reflect an enthusiasm for learning and a dedication to personal growth.
What makes Noblesville Schools special: Noblesville is the perfect fit for me. Teachers are actively encouraged to take risks and supported in implementing strategies that make our classroom student-centered. We are not tied to historical norms or stagnant expectations. This type of teaching environment makes me a better teacher and a better person.
Something others might not know about you: During my undergraduate work, I double majored in Elementary Education and Art. I studied a variety of mediums: black and white photography, stained glass, ceramics and even basket weaving.