Philosophy of Education
I believe that teachers must meet students where they are. Successful educators meet each student at his or her cognitive and emotional level and build from there. I also believe that teachers must build a safe, trusting relationship with students. Students that are in a safe environment and have a relationship with the teacher are more likely to succeed and more likely to be motivated to learn.
Teachers must meet students where they are at academically, socially, and emotionally. It's a tough job.
Fort Hays State University, Hays - B.S. in Biology & M.S. in Education Leadership
Professional Teaching License March 2006
Biology Endorsement - June 2005 English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement - April 2010 Educational Leadership Administration & Supervision Exam-January 2010 Initial Building Leadership License -August 2010
Spending time with family, walking, reading.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Books: Frozen in Time - Mitchell Zuckoff, The Martian - Andy Weir, The Girls of Atomic City- Denise Kiernan, Lone Survivor - Marcus Luttrell
Favorite Movie: Hidden Figures
Favorite Foods: Mexican Food 🌮
Favorite Quote: "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King Jr.
Some Favorite Songs: Pandora Stations: Today's Hits and 80's Dance Parties