Began at Teachwell:
Why did you choose this field?
I enjoy teaching and helping others make changes in their lives.
What was your favorite subject in school?
I love the flexibility of the job, being able to teach, and also to use my special education and counseling degrees. I have worked in similar residential and high risk youth placements and enjoy working with them.
What keeps you motivated?
Working with a variety of students, and how they are from different backgrounds and situations.
How do you hope to make a difference?
Small things, making connections. Seeing when a student understands something that is being taught
What is your background experience – degrees, experience, skills?
Bachelors in Elementary and Special Education, Masters in Counseling and Human Resources
What is the one thing you would like people to know about you?
That I grew up in MN on a farm, and that my family currently lives in the West Central school district. My hobbies are gardening, cooking, and spending time with my family.
What quirky thing are you known for around the office?
I love to clean and organize, the joke is that if something is moved that I probably did it.