• Welcome to my 3rd Grade Classroom!  I have been teaching at Dawes Avenue School for 17 years.  In addition to  Gr3rdade, I taught 2nd grade for 14 years, in addition, I taught1st Grade and now I am back to 3rd Grade where I started in 2002.
     My background includes being a stay-at-home mom for several years and raising my four children. I returned to school to get my teaching degree when my children were all in elementary school.  I have a B.A. Degree in Teacher Education and Sociology / Anthropology.  I have an M.A.E.D. in Language Arts / Literacy, and I am a Certified Dyslexia Therapist.

     My children are now grown and have their own careers.   My son is a Research Biologist who analyzes drugs for pharmaceutical companies..  My oldest daughter lives in Hawaii and just completed her Doctorate Degree in Research Biology.  My middle daughter is finishing up her Doctorate Degree in School Psychology and is employed by the Colonial School District in New Castle, DE.  My youngest daughter lives in Colorado and works for the Air Force.
    I currently live in Mays Landing with my husband, Ken.  I love teaching and working in Somers Point Schools.