Teacher, wife, tech lover, blogger, music listener, Pinterest lurker, dog snuggler, sunshine sunner, iphone picture taker, tennis player, golf watcher, windows down ridin’ nerdy type of girl.
Growing up in San Diego I was a beach baby, athlete, and school nerd. After graduating from the University of San Diego in 2006 with a BA in English and my single subject teaching credential, I moved to Orange County for better job prospects. I was hired as a 7th/8th grade English teacher at Sierra Vista Middle School in Irvine, CA after my first interview.
Throughout my 6 years there, I was the ASB Director, Fundraising Coordinator,and Lead Technology Advisory Coach. In 2012, I was honored by my staff as Teacher of the Year for my school site. I always enjoyed making my classroom a place where kids took risks, felt comfortable being creative, and enjoyed walking into each day. At the start of the 2013 school year, I made a career move into the Irvine Unified District Office as the Educational Technology Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA). I am loving the opportunity to build relationships with teachers across the district and develop professional learning for ed tech integration in our classrooms.
Technology is a big part of my life and always made my lessons engaging, efficient and unique. Sharing my trials/errors with other teachers, and learning from others has recently made a huge impact on my career in the best way!
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