Hello! I am a first grade teacher at Leola Elementary. I am a native to Montana. I came over to the Dakotas while in College. I attended Trinity Bible College. That is where I met my husband Marcus. We just got married this summer! I have my B.S. in Elementary Education from Valley City with a reading endorsement. I also received a B.A. in Biblical Studies.
I have always loved teaching. As a young girl I would teach my stuffed animals all kinds of helpful things. My passion has grown more and more over the years as I have taught. Seeing the kids jump out of their seats knowing what the answer is, or that moment when it finally clicks. They know what we have been doing and can do it on their own. Those are the moments that I strive for in 1st grade. Learning is essential for life, and its fueled my curiosity. I hope to instill that same curiosity in students. So honored for another year to teach young minds.