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Article published December 26, 2012


Every week, The Cranberry Eagle will spotlight a local educator, providing a glimpse into what makes them tick.

QUESTION: Why did you become a teacher?
ANSWER: I became a teacher because I love to see the world through a child’s eyes.
QUESTION: What is one sentence that sums up what you believe is the key to teaching?
ANSWER: I believe the key to teaching is keeping children actively engaged.
QUESTION: When you’re not teaching, you most likely can be found doing what?
ANSWER: Reading.
QUESTION: What is one thing about you that likely would surprise your students?
ANSWER: My students would probably be surprised to know that my favorite movies are Disney movies.

SCHOOL: Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School
GRADE: K, 1, 2 Language Support Classroom
EXPERIENCE: 23 years
HOMETOWN: Plum Borough
FAMILY: Daughter, Kelly; sons, Ian and Kevin; daughter-in-law, Melissa; and my 5-year-old granddaughter, Kenna