Degrees and Certifications:
Hello! I am the Math Department Chair here at Tug Valley High School. I have been teaching for 14 years and the last seven years have been at TVHS. I have my bachelor's degree in Mathematics 5-Adult and my master's degree in Special Education. I have certifications in Chemistry 1, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Administration. I am also Nationally Board Certified in Mathematics Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood. In 2013, I won the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award and in 2020, I won Tug Valley High School Teacher of the Year. I am a teacher leader who is involved in several committees such as PBIS, Grad 20/20, and the Leadership Team. I attend and present at several workshops/conferences throughout each year in the county, state, and nationally. I prioritize improving student achievement and staying relevant and educated on best practices that have been researched and proven to make the biggest differences.