MS Spanish and Culture teacher, Assistant Volleyball Coach
Allen Faculty Member since 2016
- B.A. in Spanish with a minor in International Studies, Western Oregon University
What do you love about Allen? I am new to Allen Academy, but so far I love how much the students are valued as unique individuals and encouraged to become successful citizens of the global community.
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Social Emotional Team Member at College Hills Elementary
- Relay for Life Team Captain at College Hills Elementary
What are you passionate about? I am passionate about exploring our world whether it is our local community, or new and different places abroad. I love challenging my perspectives through travel and learning new things.
Interesting Facts about you:
- I am a former Peace Corps Volunteer (Paraguay)
- I am a skater/trainer for Brazos Valley Roller Derby
Favorite book? The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Favorite quote? “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” ~ Nelson Mandela
What causes are close to your heart? Relay for Life, and Animal Rescue – Especially Long Way Home Adoptables
If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus (I love science!)
If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Julianne Moore