Major/Minors/Concentration: IdLS/Middle School/Science and Social Sciences
Hometown: Chesapeake Beach, MD
Dream Teaching Job: 8th Grade United States History
Why did you join KDP: I wanted to make connections and friendships with other pre-service educators. Also, I wanted to partake in professional development opportunities that could help me become a better teacher.
Why do you want to be a teacher: Majority of my family members are educators so I have been surrounded by teachers my entire life. By joining the "family business", I am able to help students fall in love with learning and encourage them to become life-long learners.
Favorite Children’s Book: Mr. Putter and Tabby
Favorite JMU Class: READ 312
Favorite Memory from KDP: The Educator's Conference! It is a wonderful day filled with insightful presentations delivered by experienced teaching professionals.
Fun Fact: I love to workout! When I first came to college I picked up boxing at UREC and I have been going to boxing classes ever since.