Credentials and work experience:
I have a Associate of Arts degree from Weber State University in Dance Education. Additional university education in Child and Family Studies. I have completed Continuing Education in HighScope, Michigan Standards of Learning for Pre Primary Children, Conscious Discipline, and Conflict Resolution through Oakland Schools. I have worked at Clarkston Community Schools Early Childhood Center for 10 years. I have worked in the classroom with 3 and 4 year olds and Young Fives. I am currently providing early morning care for Kids Connection, offering support and teaching Creative Movement for our 3 and 4 year old all day program. I have taught Creative Movement and Modern Dance in Elementary and Secondary public and private education for 26 years.
Five things about me:
1. I am married and have 2 children.
2. I love spending time with my family.
3. I enjoy traveling and seeing new places.
4. I am passionate about the Arts in education.
5. In my spare time I love being in the great outdoors.
What I love most about my profession:
I love working with young children through organic and mindful early learning experiences. I am passionate about integrating art and creative movement exploration in the curriculum.