Welcome Back!

I am so excited to begin the 2015/2016 school year. I hope you are ready to make new friends, learn new things and challenge yourselves to be the best you can be in all areas of your life. I look forward to meeting all of you at our back to school open house Tuesday September 1 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

This will be my 12th year teaching, my 5th year here at East. Prior to teaching at East I was a 3rd grade teacher at Cummings Elementary, 6th grade Math teacher for a year and Reading teacher for a year back when Praire View Junior Middle school was still around.

I graduated from Aquinas College with a major in Language Arts and a minor in Reading. I hold a reading specialist endorsement on my teaching certificate and have the ability to teach Language Arts up through 8th grade. My passion is reading and sharing the love a reading with students.

I have 27 + credits toward a masters degree in Educational Technology through Grand Valley State University.

Professionally, I am the elementary representative for the Grandville Education Foundation which meets monthly and awards grants to Grandville teachers. I am part of the A+ Partners in connection with KDL, and I organize the annual Scripps School Spelling Bee.