Degrees and Certifications:
BA Education, endorsement in K-8 Graduate Monterey Bay Aquarium Teacher's Institute
This is my sixth year working for the Tumwater School District, and my third year at Bush Middle School. I'm so excited to be teaching science at the secondary level where we get to delve deeper into the science disciplines, have access to more resources for our students, and work daily in a beautiful science lab.
I graduated from WSU in 2003 with a BA in Education and an endorsement in grades K-8. I earned my Masters in Science Education with an endorsment in middle grade sciences in 2020. In addition, I've received specialized science training through our school district, ESD 113, Pacific Education Institute, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I love science and will never stop learning and growing in the subject matter so I can share that knowledge with my students.
My family and I live in Tumwater. My youngest is an 8th grader at BMS this year, and my oldest is a Freshman at THS. We're a proud Falcon and T-Bird family! We spend a lot of time together as a family, and love watching movies, playing games, hiking and camping, traveling, and just being together talking and making eachother laugh. Our family wouldn't complete without our fur baby, Mocha. Don't let the picture fool you - he's quite the trouble maker.