I have three awesome children: Cora is in 5th grade this year here at O'Dea, and she absolutely loves her teachers and friends! Jackie D is starting 1st grade at O'Dea, and Gracie Jane is in preschool.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree Specializing in Literacy. Both are from the University of Northern Colorado.
I grew up in the beautiful, historic town of Manitou Springs, Colorado.
I enjoy golfing, going to the splash park with my kids, and taking family trips to Venice, Florida every summer to visit relatives.
"Be the change you want to see in the world." ~Mahatma Gandhi
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
I also love the book Wonder.
Welcome to the wonderful world of 4th grade! Here we will go on field trips to Centennial Village and Colorado Rendezvous for our Colorado History Unit! We will also learn about Medieval Europe, The American Revolution and our United States Constitution...just to name a few topics that I find interesting! We will also become masters of long division, fractions, geometry, and so much more! Another part of 4th grade that gets me excited is to see the number of chapter books and novels that my students read over the course of the year!! Along with this, 4th graders get to see their reading levels soar to new heights...this makes me so happy!! I truly love teaching 4th grade!