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Welcome to our wonderful school! I am honored to be your teacher! This past year has dealt us many challenges but now it is time to to begin a new adventure and I am so glad that will be going on that adventure with me!
I was born and grew up in the state of Maine. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maine with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education with minors in Mathematics and Science. I received my Masters Degree in Education from the University of New England. I have taught for 35 years. I have taught kindergarten, first grade, second grade, combination of 1-2, looped from kindergarten to first, and looped from first to second. I also taught summer school for 9 summers. I taught in Maine for 29 years before moving to Florida. I lived in Winter Haven for 5 years and last year my family and I moved to Spring Hill. It was my first year teaching in Sumter County.
I strive to keep myself up to date with the newest strategies and best practices. I continue to take education classes to help me prepare for all the changes that arrise. Since I have been in Florida, I have received my ESOL and Reading Endorsements. Every day, I work really hard to do my very best for each and every child that walks through my door. Please know that I am here to help in any way I can and feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns!