Welcome to First Grade!
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Education M.Ed. in Technology Education -ESL (EC-12)
I am so excited to be back for another amazing year at Cottonwood Creek Elementary! This is my fifth year teaching first grade at CCES and I am so excited to see how much our kiddos will grow over the next year. I was born and raised in Austin, Texas and currently live here in Hutto with my husband Tim (who is also a teacher), our son Ben, and our corgi/lab Sadie. I earned my Bachelor of Science degree at Texas State in Education. I have also recently completed my Masters Degree in Educational Technology!
First grade is such an exciting time as there is so much learning that takes place! This special age group is so eager and willing to learn that it makes teaching a pleasure! Already at age 6, children are aware that they have individual strengths and weaknesses. My goal is for each child to feel successful, confident, and trusting of his or her own capabilities. Knowing that they are respected and valued by adults and their peers will help build self-confidence and self-esteem. This will encourage academic achievement, as well as create a positive, cooperative attitude toward others.
I will need your help to accomplish this goal. We must communicate and work together to meet your child’s needs. If there is ever a question or concern, please feel free to contact me via email or phone.
Let's have an amazing year!