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Experience: My teaching journey began at Weddington Middle School in Union County, NC, where I taught seventh and eighth graders. Since then, I have taught students in diverse environments, including private schools, online platforms, and even across cultural borders in Indonesia. These experiences have fueled my passion for education, and I am excited to embark on my first year at Gamewell Middle School, where I will be teaching ELA and Social Studies to 8th graders.
Favorite Educational Quote and Why: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela
This quote encourages middle school students to recognize the transformative potential of education. It empowers them to become agents of positive change in their own lives and the world around them.
Why I Became an Educator: The legacy of teaching runs deep in my family; both my grandmother and mother were dedicated teachers who instilled in me a profound respect for education. My decision to become a teacher was fueled by a genuine love for children, a passion for nurturing their growth, and a strong desire to empower students. Becoming an educator was a natural calling that allowed me to combine my love for children, education, and the fulfilling journey of shaping young individuals into capable and confident learners.
Favorite Places in Caldwell County: Wilson Creek, Hunt Fish Falls, and Big Lost Cove are some of my favorite places in Caldwell County.
Activities: I enjoy activities such as beekeeping, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends