Degrees and Certifications:
-Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas (formerly known as North Texas State University) -National Board Certification -Kodaly Certification, Levels I, II, and III
I have had the privilege of being the music teacher at St. Stephens Elementary School since 1998. I currently teach general music classes and a 5th and 6th grade chorus.
My mission statement: To use the gift of music that God has given me to comfort, encourage, inspire, teach, and bring joy to others.
KONC (Kodaly of NC), Treasurer
Hickory Choral Society
Highland Baptist Church, Children's Choir Director
Wachovia Ben Craig Outstanding Educator
North Carolina Character Educator of the Year
Who's Who Among America's Teachers
National KIND Teacher Award from the National Association for Humane and Environmental Education (The Humane Society of the U.S.)
Promising Practice, Character Education Partnership