Welcome to our school! As Resource Teacher, I work closely with the Kindergarten and First Grade classrooms to provide specialized and differentiated instruction for our students. The classroom teachers and I work hard to provide each student with the instruction that they need. At the same time, we make efforts to connect with students and ensure that they love school!
I have a Masters degree in teaching Special Education from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. My family and I have lived in South Riding for sixteen years. I love seeing my students outside of school! I am mom to three amazing and sweet boys. They have taught me so much about being an effective teacher! Some of my favorite things to do are cooking, traveling, home-decorating, and reading.
A few of my favorite picture books for Kindergarteners:
"How to Code a Sandcastle" by Josh Funk
"Harry the Dirty Dog" by Gene Zion and Margaret Bloy Graham
Some of my favorite books for older students:
"Wonder" by R.J. Palacio
"The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary" by Laura Shovan
"The One and Only Ivan" by Katherine Applegate
"Nine, Ten" by Nora Baskin
"Out of My Mind" by Sharon Draper
"The Saturday Boy" by David Fleming
"I Am Princess X" by Cherie Priest
"The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown