I attended Central Park Elementary School as a child from preschool through sixth grade. I went onto attend Hopkins Jr. High in 7th, Miller Jr. High in 8th grade and graduated from Aberdeen High School. I stayed on the Harbor one year attending Grays Harbor Community College before attending Central Washington University where I received my teaching certificate. I worked on my graduate work at Lesley Graduate School & added an endorsement through Saint Martin's University. I am beginning my 26th year of teaching at Central Park.
There are many things I enjoy about teaching. One that stands out for me is seeing the light bulb come on in a student when they finally understand a new concept! Yeah! It is rewarding to know you finally made a difference to a child.
My personal life is filled with joy. I am happily married to a Forrester/Wildland firefighter and we have four children in our blended family. I feel blessed. I enjoy helping all the children be successful in school and watching them participate in extracurricular activities. I also enjoy playing volleyball both on my home court and in the Aberdeen Parks and Rec league. My husband and I also love snow skiing. Our family enjoys camping regularly and we have had many fun adventures. I like to read for enjoyment when I can find the time and I spend numerous hours working on our five acres from mowing to gardening.