I am beginning my 18th year in the Woodside School District. I pride myself on creating a safe learning environment for my students, giving them the confidence to take chances when problem-solving, even if it means failing the first time. I have a passion for mathematics and believe that all students are mathematical and just need the experiences to build their confidence. My classroom pushes students to learn from each other and work off each other’s strengths and weaknesses, teaching them resilience and perseverance through daily challenges. I enjoy watching my students grow from start to finish and teaching them to become life-long learners. Teaching is my passion and my hope is to instill that love of learning in my students every day, pushing them to always do their personal best.
I reside in Belmont and have an adult daughter, Jessi, who lives and works in southern California. She is my pride and joy! In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, fitness, and spending time out in nature with my family and friends. Kauai is my favorite place to relax and vacation.