Educational Specialist, South Sutter Charter School
What did you do prior to SSCS?
Homeschooled our 3 children and before that I taught pre-K for 5 years with some other diverse occupations in the middle.
How long have you been with SSCS?
Where did you grow up?
Aptos in Santa Cruz County, CA
Where did you go to college?
San Jose State University
Where do you live?
What areas do you serve for South Sutter?
Colfax, Auburn, Loomis, Rocklin, Lincoln, Marysville, and Yuba City
What do you think is/are the best thing(s) about SSCS?
Their commitment to their families and their ESs. It feels like family.
Do (did) you homeschool your kids?
Yes I did, that is why I believe in it so much. I saw the difference it made in our family.
What is your favorite curriculum?
Moving Beyond the Page because you get such great books and LIterature based learning is so exciting!
What is your favorite read aloud book?
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Berry
What is your favorite field trip?
Mrs. Grossman's Sticker Factory
What is your area of expertise?
Art (I teach art at SAP) and LA (Because I love it so!)
What is your dream summer vacation?
A leisurely trip exploring the states
What is your favorite subject to teach?
Art and History (Come take a class with me at Science & Art in the Park)
What do you like to do in your free time?
Paint, garden, ride my Haflinger, read, Kayak, RVing, and entertain friends and strangers. (You would be surprised how many strangers find their way to our table)
What is something interesting about yourself that many people might not know?
I married my high school sweetheart, but not until 11 years after high school