Degrees: *Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from University of Iowa; Master of Science Degree in Reading Education from Northern Illinois University; Master of School Leadership Degree from Concordia University.
This year marks the start of my 26th year in Education. I have taught 6th grade, 4th grade and 2nd grade as well as serving as a Reading Specialist. Before coming to District 97 in 1999, I worked at Northlake Middle School and in the Indian Prairire School District. After having taught 4th grade at Longfellow for 7 years, I moved to Mann Elementary School to fill the Student Support Specialist position and later the Interim Principal role. I also served one year as the assistant principal for Longfellow Elementary School.