Iola High School 1978
Pittsburg State University, B.S. Education 1989
Pittsburg State University, M.S. Special Education 1996
Pittsburg State University, Dual Certificate in Classic and High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2014
I am the inter-related special education teacher at McKinley Elementary.
I began working in education as a substitute teacher, I was a para professional for 2 years. I taught GED for 1 year. I worked in Pittsburg as a Special Education Teacher for two years before I began working with ANW. I worked for them for one year in Chanute and then transferred to Lincoln Elementary. I worked at Lincoln for 18 years. I now work as the Kindergarten Special Education teacher at Mckinley Elementary.
I have 5 wonderful children and one grand daughter. I have one son who attends school at IHS and a pre schooler.. We have two dogs and four cats.
I enjoy doing arts, crafts and sewing. I like to fish and spend time at the lake. I also enjoy going museums, attending concerts and plays.