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B.A in Elementary Education from the University of Alabama

B.S. in Psychology from the Louisiana State University


1 year teaching 6th grade at Horizon Elementary

14 years teaching 4th grade at Horizon Elementary

This will be my 3rd year in 5th grade.

1 year as a Bilingual Teacher Aid at Douglas Middle School

1 year at Lafayette General Medical Center in the mental health ward.



Born at Randolph AFB in Texas.

Grew up in Louisiana, where I graduated  with a B.S. in Psychology from Louisiana State University.

I moved to Huntsville, Alabama in 1991.

Graduated from UAH with a B.A. in Elementary Education in 2000.

I have 3 children. Sarah is 25 and works as a teacher in Nashville. Rachel is 23 and works as a Mechanical Engineer at Kennedy Space Center .  Then, there is my Seth, who is 10 and attends Horizon Elementary.

I have been a resident of Madison for over 20 years, and a supporter of Horizon for 17 years as parent and teacher.