School: East High School
School System: Waterloo Community Schools
Subject and Grade Level: High School English Teacher
Education: Minnesota State University
Hobbies: Reading, wine-tasting, traveling, shopping, tv/movie watching, being with friends and family
Family members: Joe (husband), Lillian (daughter), and Evelynn (daughter)
How long have you been teaching: Almost 10 years
The Thing You Like Most About Teaching: Working with my students and my EHS colleagues
The Thing You Find Most Challenging About Teaching: Motivating students to reach their potential
Best Tip for New Teachers: “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.” -Dory, Finding Nemo
Best Tip for Career Teachers: Do the best that you can in the time you are given.
Favorite Piece of Advice for Students: Be a reflective, life-long learner in all areas of your life.
What Being a Gold Star Teacher Means to You: Recognition for a job well-done and a testament to the passion I have for my career and my students.