Major/Minors/Concentration: Major: IdLS Minor: Elementary Education Concentration: Math and Science
Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA
Dream Teaching Job: I would love to teach first, second, or third grade in Virginia Beach or at the school I attended for 1st-12th grade named Norfolk Academy.
Why did you join KDP:I decided to join KDP so that I could meet other future educators at JMU, gain professional development skills, and serve in the field of education.
Favorite Children’s Book:El Deafo and Charlotte's Web are two of my favorites
Favorite JMU Class:ISAT 495: Technology in our World: Better by Design. This class was very fun and useful for teachers. We got to design and build various structures that related to science and/or other subjects taught in schools! These lessons I made will definitely be used in my classroom.
Favorite Memory from KDP: My favorite KDP event was apple picking! It was a lot of fun to pick some delicious apples and spend time with fellow KDP members. Also conference in 2019 was one of my favorites! I heard many awesome speakers and learned about different things that will help when I’m a teacher.
Fun Fact:I traveled to Ghana in 2015 for an Operation Smile medical mission. My role was to help teach basic health care, play with children before and after surgery, and observe a surgery.