About Me

Trip to Paris, 2015

I grew up in a family of teachers. However, it wasn’t until midway through my university career that I decided this was the path for me!

After finishing my BScH in Psychology/Biology and BEd at Queen’s University, my (now) husband and I decided to pursue international teaching. We moved to Bangkok in the fall of 2013, where I taught Grade 2. After two years of teaching in Bangkok, we made the move to the International School of Düsseldorf in Germany.

I taught Grade 2 for one year in Düsseldorf, before jumping at the opportunity to be a part of a team of five teachers working to develop a collaborative model for sharing the teaching and learning of up to 88 Grade 5 students. I am now in my fourth year of working in this model and I can’t imagine going back to my own self-contained classroom!

I am also passionate about mathematics education and have loved having the opportunity to share this with my teaching team! To further my learning in this area, I have earned a specialization in elementary mathematics.

Outside of the classroom, I enjoy playing and watching sports, running, traveling, hiking, camping, reading, crafting, and spending time with friends and family.