Striving for Instructional Excellence

It is pleasure to be a 20-year veteran educator in this wonderful Minneapolis community. After spending 17 years in the classroom teaching, my career took a leadership turn.  In the fall of 2013 I came to Lucy Laney. Currently, I am the Pre-K through Middle Grades Instructional Specialist. While not in a classroom with 4 walls, I remain passionate about teaching children and offering them a safe place to take risks, be themselves and reach their highest potential both socially and academically.

As an Instructional Specialist on site, I have the privilege of working closely with exceptional and dedicated teachers. My work focuses on Best Practice teaching implementation in all classrooms.

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Supporting the teachers is my new “calling”.

At Laney we are very much part of a professional family. I look to my peers and administration to support the work we are charged to do. We work as a team for YOUR children.

On a personal note, I was born and raised in Bloomington, MN. That is where I am now also raising my 2 sons (12 and 8) with my husband of 14 years. We enjoy cabin/camping together. The boys love boating and water sports. We have a dog, cat and guinea pig!

Balancing and blending my professional and personal life is a priority. It is with diligence and perseverance that we will all find peace, love and hope!

HAPPY THOUGHTS!