I graduated high school in 1994 from Mansfield High School. I went on to graduate with my Associates of Arts Pre Accounting in 1996 from Carl Albert State College in Poteau. I took a little time off to establish my family and then continued my education at Arkansas Tech University with my Bachelors in Early Childhood Education in 2003. I have since furthered my education at Walden University receiving 24 additional hours studying Mathematics.
I have recently received training in OUR mathematics and attended RISE academy.
This is my 19 year of teaching. I began my career in 2003 with Fort Smith Public School teaching 5th grade and 2nd grade. I moved to Hartford Elementary in 2007, and taught 5th / 6th grade Math, Science, and Social Studies. I begain teaching within the Hackett School District at the Hartford Campus in 2015 and this year will be my fouth year on the Hackett Campus teaching 5th and 6th grade Math.
I have been married to my high school sweetheart, Brandon, since August 12, 1995. We have 3 amazing boys, Tyler, 24 who is married to Rachel and have given us our first grandbaby girl IvyJane, Brennan, 21 and Jaden 18. Tyler works at ArcBest and Rachel is a kindergarten teacher at Mansfield. Brennan is currently a city driver at FedEx Freight and Jaden is currently living the home life at home each day. We currently have 33 chickens and we also have 1 dog named Thor.
I love gardening with my husband and we enjoy canning salsa and making pickles. I love to reach, sit on the front porch and enjoy the mountain view, and I love to swim.