Stepping into my new role as a second grade teacher four years ago, I have found it to be refreshing, memorable and exciting! I now look forward to my
fifth year with as much enthusiasm! One of the true highlights of teaching second grade is preparing the students for two very special sacraments – Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist!
My previous thirteen years at St. Thomas School were spent teaching sixth grade, which I loved as well! Reflecting back before my children were born, I had the experience and joy of teaching in the primary grades for eight years. My formal education includes a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Illinois State University and an M.S. degree in Elementary Education from Purdue University.
My husband Andy and I have been married for nearly 32 years and have three adult children. Our son Mike graduated from the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago with a degree in Media Arts. He landed a job with an advertising firm in Chicago, Farm CP, and couldn’t be more blessed to be working and living in the city. His twin brother Chris graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in Marketing four years ago, and is presently employed by Interact Business Products in Wood Dale. He resides in Schaumburg and was married in February 2011. Our daughter Megan
graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a degree in Interior Architecture and Design. Andy and I continue to be empty nesters for the second year!
All of our children are graduates of St. Thomas School, just like their mother. St. Thomas holds a very special place in my heart, both as an alumnus and a teacher. My graduation picture is even found on the “Wall of Fame” in the hallway near the office; however, I just can’t reveal how close to the office door that may be!
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