MS/US Spanish – Department Chair
Allen Faculty Member since 2013
- B.A. in English, Oklahoma Christian College
- M.Ed. Language Acquisition, Rutgers University
What do you love about Allen? I love all the support I get from the Allen administration, the PAC, and the students.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- I have coached drama and taught math, English, ELL, and of course, Spanish.
- I worked as a teacher ranger at Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado.
What are you passionate about? I am passionate about language learning, travel, illustrated journaling, and spending time outdoors.
Favorite book? Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes
Favorite quote? “El principal enemigo de la creatividad es el buen gusto.” ~Pablo Picasso (Translation: “The main enemy of creativity is good sense.”)
What causes are close to your heart? Helping eliminate poverty through organizations such as Heifer International.
If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Belle from Beauty and the Beast. I like the idea of helping change a beast into a decent human being.
If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Julia Ormond.