Room #: 5
This is my eighth year teaching at West Elementary! Before becoming an educator, I attended college at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville. After graduation, I didn't waste any time finding a classroom of my own. West became my home away from home! In the Spring of 2011, I received a master's degree at Middle Tennessee State University. I am a proud parent of a handsome little boy! Trayce is my inspiration in life. I don't teach... I educate children which is a rewarding occupation. Trayce and my students make my days joyful and interesting. Success and happiness is my ultimate goal for them both.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." -- Albert Einstein
"Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire."-- W. B. Yeats
"It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts…it is to teach them to think.” --Robert Hutchins
"Teaching is not a profession; it's a passion." -- Unknown
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." -- William Arthur Ward