I received my Bachelor's degree from University of South Carolina in Elementary Education in 1993 and my Master's degree from Columbia College in 2005. I am a National Board Certified Teacher in Middle Childhood Generalist. I received my NB certificate in 2002 and renewed it in 2012. I am a STEM certified teacher. My entire educational career has been in Dorchester District 4. I began at St. George Elementary as a third grade teacher. When we moved to Williams Memorial Elementary, I taught fifth grade and fourth grade. I am extremely proud and humbled to have been named Dorchester Four District Teacher of the Year in 2000 and in 2005. I am excited to teach STEM Lab this year and integrate all of my knowledge in math and science.