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Georgia Teacher Certification: Mathematics 6-12, Science 6-12



Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Science –  UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Music – EMORY UNIVERSITY  


"Inspired by my own math and science teachers’ passions for their subjects and their commitments to lifelong learning, I am dedicated to sharing my love of learning with my students.  As a teacher, I believe my role is to create a classroom community where students feel supported, encouraged, and challenged.  I want to empower students to ask questions, not just to answer them.  I hope to make my students cognizant of the processes by which they learn, so that even those who have a limited interest in mathematics can become more adept at critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem solving.  I want my students to know that I believe in them and in their ability and desire to succeed. 


I love William & Reed because it is structured in a way that aligns with my core beliefs on how education should be: time in school should be utilized efficiently so that children have time to be children and not just students; the relationship between the teacher and the student is of utmost importance in a child’s education, and small classes are essential for these relationships to thrive; and each person learns in a different way, and an environment that allows educators to recognize each child’s strengths and weaknesses is critical for forward progress.   I was the science teacher during W&R’s inaugural year, and I left after the first year in order to stay home with my then infant and toddler daughters.  I always hoped to return as a member of the W&R faculty, and I am thrilled to be back as a member of the math department now!


Mathematics Teacher

I grew up in Orlando, FL, but my husband Jeff and I have lived in the Atlanta area for almost ten years.  We have two little girls – Kaitlyn and Caroline – and together, our family loves reading books, spending time outside, and playing games.  ​I am so happy to be back on this team of stellar administrators and teachers, and I look forward to getting to know your family."

William & Reed Academy

  • AP Calculus AB

  • Calculus

  • Honors Pre-Calculus

  • Biology

  • Physics

  • Physical Science

  • Life Science

  • Earth Science

Johns Creek High School 

  • Honors Biology


Oxford College of Emory University

  • Cell Biology and Genetics with Laboratory

  • Concepts in Biology with Laboratory


Northview High School 

  • Biology


Administrator at a Montessori school;  Tutor working with students on the SAT, the ACT, the GRE, math, science, and writing; Curriculum Writer generating SAT and ACT test questions and problem-solving strategies for publication; Supplemental Instructor and Teaching Assistant for college math and science classes; Grant Recipient and Attendee of Emory’s Problems and Research to Integrate Science and Mathematics Summer Institute; Intern for the Oxford Institute for Environmental Education; Attendee at a Teaching Through Inquiry retreat; Attendee at Professional Development Workshops through the National Science Teachers Association and the North Carolina Science Teachers Association; Teaching Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi inductee; Emory Scholar

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