I am a faith-filled theology teacher accomplished in preparing students for the future through the teachings of the Catholic Church. I encourage students to engage in their faith and to solve problems as a body of Christ.
12 years of teaching Theology
Liturgy Coordinator-10 years
Advent Committee Member
Lenten Committee Member
Building Leadership Team-1 year
Professional Development Committee -2 years
Mission Committee Member-10 years
Student Council Advisor-9 years
Former Campus Ministry Student Leader at Mount Marty College
7th Grade Theology Teacher, 08/2005 to Current Sioux Falls Catholic Schools – 3100 West 41st Street Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Practice the SFCS Mission: to form a community of faith and learning by promoting a Catholic way of life through gospel values and academic excellence.
Lead and guide students and staff in prayer and in the celebration of the Sacraments.
Coordinate and organize weekly Mass and bi-annual Reconciliation.
Plan and co-lead Advent and Lent liturgies.
Plan and co-lead 8th Grade Retreat.
Establish a positive rapport with students, staff, and parents.
Communicate objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students.
Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in students.
Administer assessments and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Integrate technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Google Classroom, Quizziz, PearDeck, Hyperdocs, and other technology tools.
Provide one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Bachelor of Arts: Secondary Education and History , 2005 Mount Marty College - Yankton, SD
Minor in Theology
Minor in Special Education
St. Mary Catholic Church member and volunteer for a variety of activities and services.
OGJH Student for Life Speaker
Former summer camp teacher at Wesley United Methodist Church, Sioux Falls, SD
American Cancer Society- Relay for Life Team Co-Leader