About me

Classroom Experiences
I have been teaching at Spirit Lake Elementary since 2001.  Before moving to first grade, I taught kindergarten in the district.

Kobe, Japan (moved to Iowa in 1997)

Wartburg College               BA in Elementary Education with Early Childhood endorsement
Morningside College          MA in Education with Reading endorsement

My husband, Doug, teaches English at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn middle and high school. I have two sons. Sho is eight years old, and Ky is five years old.  Together, we like to play in our backyard, go on a picnic, go for a walk, read books and travel.