Creative Education Professional well-versed in collaboration and interpersonal skills. Organized and driven with successful ability to mentor first year teachers, provide support and relevant professional development to all special education staff. Commended for excellence in innovation, creativity, organization, problem solving, and proactive talents. Exceptional ability to establish instant rapport with staff, students and parents based on outstanding communication skills. Valued employee known for strong leadership skills and collaborative nature.
A dedicated and loyal employee of the Mukilteo School District for 14 years. Education is my passion! Whether I am teaching in the general education setting, providing supports for students receiving special services, or mentoring teachers new to the profession and teaching experienced staff as passionate about increasing their abilities as I am, I have thoroughly enjoyed my professional journey. My journey has progressed from para-educator to teacher to instructional specialist to administrator for summer school and extended school year services and taught me many valuable skills. In each of my roles, I have provided support, creative instruction specially designed to meet the needs of many, and compassionate leadership. My experience over the last 14 years has provided me with a strong skill set that includes, but is not limited to expertise in special education, student-centered learning, instructional best practices, effective time management, organizational leadership, and strong interpersonal skills.
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