I have been lucky to call Glenwood "home" since 2007. I started teaching 5th grade and have been a 4th grade teacher for about 10 years. In total, I have been teaching for about 18 years. I have a MA degree from Neumann University in Educational Leadership, a BA in Elementary Education from West Chester, and also have my special education certification. Prior to my tenure at Glenwood I taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades in New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. I have many great memories and experiences as a teacher and feel truly blessed to love the work I do and to be apart of such an amazing community.
My husband Shaun is a graduate of Glenwood, Springton Lake, and Penncrest. He loves that I work at his Alma Mater. We have two children, Shaun and Vivienne. Both children are active, fun-loving, and keep us busy. My son loves to be outside and is happiest when he is playing a sport. Vivienne loves to dance, is very creative, and loves to use her imagination. We have a dog named Calvin (Stupendous Man Barry). He is full of energy and loves to fetch and eat sticks! We added a new puppy to our family this summer. Maisie is a mixed breed rescue like her brother and she is full of energy! Falkor, the bearded dragon, is our class pet but has taken up residence in our home. He is a quirky lizard and loves kids. We are a busy bunch, often running between practices, games, and other events. I look forward to being able to spend time at home, relaxing or working outside. Since we are always on the go, I try to do yoga and meditate daily to help keep me balanced. Interests
I love to read and wish I had more time to read for "fun". I love keeping up with new children's literature. I also love working on puzzles and often have at least one (in progress) puzzle in my classroom. Family is very important to me. I am happiest when I get to spend time with my loved ones. I am most content entertaining at our house. I also like to cook and show creativity in the kitchen. I have Celiac Disease and have learned how to incorporate a lot of new recipes into our family traditions. I also enjoy working outside and playing in the dirt. My family and I are avid Philadelphia sports fans. We are fans of all Philly sports, but our allegiance to the Flyers runs strong. We also follow most Notre Dame teams - Go Irish!