Phone: (941) 575-5440
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Mission Statement: My mission is to inspire students to become lifelong learners and leaders. Cooperative activities help enhance learning and teamwork skills needed for success. Through these doors, high expectations and encouragement will ignite excellence.
Teaching Career: I began my professional career at Charlotte High School teaching a behavior unit, where I taught every subject to students in 9-12th grade. I also taught Algebra in Lee County at Cypress Lake High School, until my twins were born. I spent years volunteering right here at Sallie Jones Elementary and began teaching full time again 2017-2018 school year.
Education: I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I'm currently in the process of completing my gifted endorsement.
Family: I am blessed with three amazing children. Tyler and Angelina just turned 16 (watch out on the road) and attend Charlotte High School. Nathan is 13 and attends Punta Gorda Middle School. Tyler is involved in Civil Air Patrol and plans to become an aerospace engineer in the Air Force. Angelina is in Charisma and participates in plays and musicals. Nathan plays the tuba in the band.