Degrees and Certifications:
I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a minor in Business Administration from East Carolina University in 2005. Go Pirates!
I became a National Board certified teacher in 2011 (EMC Music)
In 2013 I received my Master's of Music in Music Education from Boston University. Go Terriors!
July of 2019 I officially became certified in the Orff approach (levelI, II, III) and I am excited about continuing to implement this approach into the music classroom!
This is my 18th year teaching elementary music. I taught my first 17 years at Parkwood and I am excited to start year 18 at Clear View! I have also taught horn privately for 11 years in Pitt, Duplin and Onslow counties.
I was born in Ohio (Go Buckeyes!) but grew up in Florida. After attending East Carolina University I moved to Jacksonville where I have lived and taught for the last 18 years.