Allen Faculty Member since 2006
- B.S. in Elementary Education, Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO
What do you love about Allen? I love teaching at Allen Academy because of the family feel and small class sizes. The students are encouraged to be responsible for their actions. The Allen community teaches, guides and takes time to focus fully on the
values to help them learn how to be not only academically educated, but socially and emotionally educated.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Leader and organizer of summer camp
- Leader of outdoor club
- Teaching preschool
- Bus driver
- CCE committee
What are you passionate about? Family & friends, children, travel and adventure, and being a Foster parent
Interesting Facts about you: I have travelled to Guatemala and Ukraine on 2 mission trips to help underprivileged children. I was able to teach these children about God and show them his love through activities and support.
Favorite book? I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! by Alina Celeste, Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
Favorite quote? “Life is a gift”
What causes are close to your heart? Fostering children, mission trips, and the child sponsorship organization, Compassion International