"Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of being" -Goethe 3rd Grade Teacher Proud Appalachian State Alumni 2010 Pursuing Graduate Degree in Curriculum & Instruction I am a lifelong learner who is currently employed as an elementary school teacher by Wilkes County Schools in Millers Creek, NC. I am an advocate for students: those who excel and those who are under represented. I believe that every child has the capacity to read, learn and grow. My resume includes speaking at state and regional conferences for professional development and five years of private tutoring experience. Please contact me for: tutoring services instructional speaking engagements sharing ideas and innovative teaching methods.