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Passionate and reflective educator with eight years of experience incorporating student centered and data driven with a focus on creating a loving, engaging, and nurturing environment.   

Work experience

Jul 2012Present

First Grade Teacher

Harris Creek Elementary School

Wake County, NC

Design, develop, and assess curriculum to address first grade Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards.

Incorporate the Four C's (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity) into the learning environment. 

Elected Grade Level Chair and School Improvement Leadership Team, 2014-Present

Harris Creek Elementary Teacher of the Year 2016

Participate in Wake County's Teacher Leader Corp, a partnership with Discovery Education, to provide quality professional development for coworkers to support transition to a digital learning environment.

Presented at Discovery Education's DENapalooza 2015 on how to develop and implement a  project based learning unit

Coordinated, promoted, and planned countywide Discovery Education’s Fall VIRTCON 2015 viewing party.

Presented at North Carolina Technology in Education Society 2014 Conference on blogging in lower elementary grades.

Jul 2008Jun 2012

Second Grade Inclusion Teacher

New Vision School of Math, Science, and Technology

Rockingham County, NC

Differentiated, implemented, monitored and assessed a classroom instructional program which was consistent with second grade North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Facilitated Conscious Discipline, a brain-based behavior plan, training for staff development.

Organized Mini-Relay for Life and raised over $3,000 through creative fundraising.

Produced and posted videos online to demonstrate classroom strategies and reteach concepts.



BS Elementary Education

Appalachian State University


Integration of Technology with meaning and pupose

Skillful use of digital tools including iPads, iPods, Interactive TouchBoards, Promethean Activboards, Blogs, YouTube Channels, Student Response Systems, Video creation with green screen, Document Cameras, eReaders, Google, and Twitter