smoketree | I am currently teaching a special education self contained classroom with amazing students
from: lake havasu city
"My students have a love for life and learning that exceeds typical students. Their compassion and unconditional love and acceptance can make any teacher heart melt. I do not see my students disabilities-I see their capabilities."
i am originally from
I was born in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Lake Havasu City in 1985. I am a Lake High School graduate.
I MOVED TO LAKE HAVASU BECAUSE
My parents moved me to Havasu in 1985.
I have been teaching special education of 4 years.
PERSONAL INTERESTS AND/OR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
I am the PTSO President of Smoketree Elementary. I serve on several school committees. My interests are teaching my students, researching new techniques, and spending time with my granddaughter.
I WAS INSPIRED TO BE A TEACHER BECAUSE
I have been working with children in Lake Havasu City for 29 years. Years ago, I worked with an amazing Downs Sydrome student who made an impact on my life. He helped me decide to go back to school and finish my degree to teach special education.
Dream classroom item: Sensory body socks (15)
My students need sensory equipment due their sensory issues, anxiety, and health issues.