Math Instructional Specialist / Especialista de Instrucción en Matemáticas
What is your role at DCB?
I have taught 3rd grade, 5th grade and 6th grade at DCB over the last 8 years. This year I am a Math Instructional Specialist.
What is your educational background?
I have a BA in politics and writing from Ithaca Collene. I have an MAT in elementary education from American University.
How are you available to help parents and families?
I am available and would love to talk to parents about how they can incorporate real life math into their everyday lives.
How can parents and families contact you?
Why are you passionate about your work?
I believe every child can learn!
What made you decide to follow this career path?
Both of my parents are educators and fostered a love of learning in me from an early age. I have always valued educational experiences in my life. I want to instill that same love of learning in all the students I work with. I enjoy working toward ensuring every student has a great education.
Do you have a favorite quote?
It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. – Mark Twaine
What about DCB appeals to you?
I have worked at DCB for 8 years. I choose to return each year because I continue to grow as a professional and I love the DCB students and families. The amount of support that I have received at DCB is remarkable.