Social Studies Team
I attended Saint Leo University where I earned my Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. I earned my Masters degree in Reading K-12 from USF. I am certified to teach Elementary Education K-6, Reading K-12 as well as Social Sciences 5-9. I currently have a ESOL endorsment and am state endorsed as a Civics Teacher of Excellence. This year I will be teaching 8th Grade American History. I also serve as an adjunct professor in the education department of Florida Souther College where I enjoy sharing ideas for integrating reading in the middle school content area. This will be my twentieth year in the classroom and twelfth year working with McKeel schools, I have worked in both Hillsborough and Polk public schools. My husband Michael and I have two daughters, Mallory(18) and Madison(14). My interests include traveling, reading, hiking, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying any time I can get at the beach.