“All children can learn and grow.”
My educational background:
BA, Sociology – Le Moyne College
MAEd, Special Education – East Carolina University
MA, Education Administration – Fort Hays State University
Special Education, K-12
Social Studies, 6-12
School Administration, K12
My social/emotional trainings:
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) for Educators, The Friday Institute at NC State University
Supporting Student SEL in a Digital Environment, NCCAT
Learning Differences, The Friday Institute at NC State University
My favorite teacher from my past:
Mr. Schlenker, my wrestling coach and physical education teacher
What do I love about Epiphany?
I love working with the students and seeing them grow and working with a staff that support each other.
How does teaching and working with children inspire me?
I have been in education for 21 years, and I get inspired everyday by seeing students learn and grow.
My spirit animal:
My favorite movie:
There are so many, but if I had to choose one…Star Wars
My favorite board game:
My favorite book:
Into the Wild.
My favorite character, cartoon, or superhero:
My Interests and hobbies:
All sports, especially wrestling and football.
My origins, travels and/or adventures:
I am originally from New York, but I was raised in New Jersey. I have traveled to several countries, and my favorite experiences were in Italy.
My favorite thing to do, place to go, or eatery in Charlotte:
I enjoy walking my dog at the park by Lake Norman. Some of my favorite restaurants are in the Lake Norman area; I especially like Port City Club because of its great views.