Degrees and Certifications:
M. Ed Mercer University B.A. University of NC Asheville Biology/Oceanography Palm Beach Atlantic University CERTIFICATIONS: STEAM Certified Educator NC Certified Teacher PreK-Grade 6 NC Certified Teacher Grades 7-9 Science
I am so excited to be a part of the amazing things happening at Turrentine this year! Thank you for allowing me the opportunity and privilege of working with your child. It is my goal to help students discover new things about the content and about themselves!
This is my 25th year of working as an educator. I've taught Kindergarten, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th grade. My background includes work both in and outside of the classroom including working with rising 6th graders, doing field research on the Eno River. I've also worked at the Georgia Aquarium, in program development, and as an exhibit interpreter. It's worth a visit if you ever visit Atlanta! I guarantee the sea lions will bring a smile to your face!
I am a Florida girl, but enjoy living near the Haw River in Burlington and working on our circa 1880's mill house. I am a proud wife to my wonderful husband, Evan, and mom to two amazing sons. Our family also includes 4 cats and 2 dogs! When not teaching or thinking about science things, I enjoy reading, gardening, canoeing/kayaking, hiking, and practicing Yoga!
I enjoy helping my students establish connections between the classroom and the real world. We have a great year planned, full of experiences that will bring our curriculum to life!