I was born in Denver, Colorado. I have been teaching for 13 years and I have taught ESL, Reading Recovery, and third grade. I received my BA from Metropolitan State College of Denver and my MA in reading from Regis University. I have studied Spanish abroad in Mexico, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. I am so excited to be teaching second grade at Coronado Hills Elementary this year. I am passionate about teaching and I love learning new ways to inspire and educate students. In my free time I love spending time with my husband and two daughters. We like to go camping and boating. My hobbies are card making, photography, digital scrapbooking, and sewing.