Greetings, I am the Special Education teacher for grades k-12 and this is my second year here at Oasis Academy. I have been teaching for 13 years, some full time and some part time to be home with my children. I have taught 1st grade through 4th grade, Project LIFE (Literacy Intervention For Excellence), Art k-6 and ESL (English as a Second Language).
My education encompasses a wide range of fields: University of Arizona-Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics, Sierra Nevada College-Elementary Education k-8, Sierra Nevada College-TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages), Grand Canyon University-Special Education endorsement k-12. I will receive my Masters of Special Education December, 2016.
I am honored to work at Oasis Academy, where I enjoy the challenge of working with all grade levels and collaborating with such a brilliant staff. When time allows, I look forward to camping, hiking and traveling to Arizona to visit family.
My two sons and I came to Oasis Academy upon its opening. While my sons were born in Fallon, their dad and I hail from Long Island, NY, and moved here in 1995. I have a BS in zoology and 8 yrs experience as a laboratory specialist for NYC B of Ed. and 5 yrs teaching. My husband and I have coached various sports on and off for 3 decades. We introduced Fallon to Lacrosse. I love kids, animals (yes, my major was a clue) gardens, science and math. I focus on math here at oasis.
I have taught students in grades 1 through 12 and also worked for the University of Michigan for two years as a teacher trainer, facilitating science outreach throughout the state. In addition, I taught high school science while serving in the Peace Corps in the Fiji Islands.
Words of Wisdom
The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.