Number of Years Teaching: 6
Current School and County: Collins Hill High School, Gwinnett County
Degree(s) Earned: B.S. Chemistry Education, M.Ed. Secondary Math Education
Why do you want to be in this program and why are you excited to be a part of if?
I want to take my teaching to next level. Education can sometimes feel stagnant, but I always like to feel like I am moving forward. This program reignites that excitement about teaching and bringing new and great activities to my students and to all the students in my school.
What qualities does a teacher leader possess that you would like to develop within yourself by the end of the program?
I would like to focus my teaching on furthering both math and literacy skills within my students. I keep hearing about cross-curriculum instruction and how to encourage my students to be strong life-long learners. While not all of my students will use chemistry in their futures, having good reasoning, math, and literacy skills are extremely important.
What is a current issue in K-12 science education that you are interested in helping to solve?
Helping teachers to make use of all of the wonderful technology that we have available.