What college(s) did you attend and what degrees(s) did you earn?
I attended Rowan University. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.
What activities were you involved in when you were in college?
While I was in college, I worked full-time as a bank teller, so a lot of my time was spent working and studying! I tutored college students in math and elementary students in reading. I also taught dance classes for a couple of years, and I began to practice yoga.
What inspired you to become a teacher?
My highschool teacher, Mrs. Weiland. Seeing the love and commitment she had for her students and career inspired me to continue to pursue my passion for teaching.
What hopes do you have for your students’ future?
I hope my students always believe in themselves, continue to pursue their talents, and stay dedicated to their passions and dreams.
Were there any other careers you thought about before choosing teaching?
Teaching has always been my passion! I thought about pursuing my dream to be on Broadway (even though I can’t act or sing), but I have my own “stage” in the classroom. I’d say I got the best of both worlds :)