Dear Students and Parents, I love to learn and I love to teach others about what I have learned. After receiving my degree in Nutritional Sciences, I was fortunate to begin my science career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison working for a well-known scientist, Dr. Merlin Bergdoll, who discovered the cause of Toxic Shock Syndrome. I sharpened my skills and broadened my knowledge in microbiology, biochemistry and biology while working there. From there I moved to Chapel Hill, working a... [more]
My experience with elementary education involves teaching fourth and fifth-grade science in a private school for two years. I was also very involved in elementary education while my three children were young, volunteering in the classroom, leading experiments in science, working one-on-one with students in vocabulary, spelling and grammar, and assisting in the creative writing curriculum at the third and fourth grade levels.