I teach fifth grade science and math. This is my sixth year at NWLE. Before that, I taught at Dublin Middle School for 9 years, Pulaski County Middle School for two years, and Arden Elementary, in South Carolina for one year. I recieved both my bachelor's degree and master's degree from Georgia Southern University. I love learning, and I strive to learn something new everyday. My students teach me so much about life. I love it when they have those "Ahhh Ha!" moments. I believe that students learn best through experience. I try to provide lots of hands-on learning in my classroom through labs and group projects. When I am not teaching, I spend much of my time volunteering with the local youth program at my church. I have been on many overseas mission trips. This past summer, I was able to work in the operating room in a mission hospital in the Dominican Republic. What an amazing experience! In my spare time, I like to travel, cook, and play outdoors.