I grew up in upstate New York and Philadelphia. Then, I moved to Tucson AZ, where I went to high school and College. I went to the University of Arizona for a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a two-year teaching certificate, and a Master’s Degree in Language Arts. I taught in the Tucson area for four years, before moving to Utah to work in the Alpine School District. I’ve taught at several different schools and at various grade levels, from first to sixth. I also spent a year as an assistant principal, and two years as a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader.
I recently finished an Arts Integration Endorsement through BYU, and have been a presenter at the BYU Arts Express Summer Conference. I have also worked at a summer STEM day camp called Camp Invention for the last few years, and hope to again this summer. I am also looking forward to spending time hiking and camping in the beautiful mountains of Utah, playing golf, and spending some time with my three daughters and my grandson 🙂
When I’m not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my husband, stepdaughter, and our dog Zoey. We love to play card games, Minecraft and other video games, watch Phineas and Ferb, spend time outdoors, and go rock hounding. I also enjoy playing the ukulele and singing, watching musicals, and talking with my sisters. I am very much looking forward to becoming part of the Mount Mahogany family. It’s going to be an awesome year in Preschool!
I am so thrilled for the upcoming school year! Since 5th grade, it has always been my dream to be a teacher! I cannot wait to meet you all and I look forward to the memories we will make together!
To give you a little background about me, I was born and raised in Rexburg, Idaho, and have lived in Utah for 20 years. My wife and I live in in this amazing area with our 4 wonderful children. As a family, we love spending time together swimming, camping, biking, fishing, and watching movies. We love living here and can't wait for another amazing school year with so many great students, parents, and community members!
My husband and I have five boys, five lizards, and one dog.
I love science and math. Whenever we go hiking or on family trips I always make sure to take along supplies to collect samples of things we find. My son told me once that he thinks my “Studio C GoPro” would show kids in lab coats analyzing samples all the time.
I LOVE learning other languages, and at one time or another have been somewhere on the continuum between conversational and fluent in half a dozen or so. Fluency comes and goes with use though, and right now I would really only claim fluency in Russian, with the ability to negotiate my way around in Hungarian and French. I studied Latin and ancient Greek when I was an undergraduate at BYU, and have found that foundation to be invaluable.
I have lived in Lithuana, Lativa, Hungary, and Armenia, and have visited 18 other countries.
I completed my bachelor’s in Elementary Education through WGU in November 2018, and my masters in SPED in June 2019.
HEY, HO, RAMS LETS GO!!! 😊
I've student taught 4th grade, then a music class, following which I was promoted to kindergarten. I love being a teacher. This coming year will be my 9th year of teaching. Each year is a new adventure with new personalities and new experiences. Each child I've ever taught has more than just a place in my heart; they are a part of who I am.
I enjoy spending time with family & friends, playing card games, and being nap team captain on the weekends. I’m looking forward to another great year.
My husband and I live in PG, and have 3 wonderful children, Rex, Porter, and Cash. I love spending time with my family, vacations, camping, and running. I am grateful for all the wonderful people here at Mt. Mahogany. This truly is a great school. GO RAMS!!!
When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family, going on adventures in the mountains, fishing, reading and watching the Jazz. I look forward to another great year at this amazing school!
I am married and enjoy spending time exploring the mountains of Utah with my wife and our dog. I also enjoy doing artwork and mountain biking.
I look forward to a great year!
I have four grown children, three of whom are married, and four grand children with number five coming in December (grand kids are the BEST!). My husband, Tony, and I have a lot of fun being empty nesters, doing whatever we want, whenever we want, taking care of grand kids occasionally, and then giving them back to their parents. It's a great time of life! We love eating out and going to movies, going to the gym, and traveling. I love all things Marvel and Lord of the Rings. I also love to read and can be found with a book anytime I have a few free minutes. My favorite author is Brandon Sanderson, who lives just up the street from Mt. Mahogany! I grew up in Arizona and I don't like cold weather at all. If it doesn't get up to 100 degrees, it's too cold to be in a pool. Brrrr. I love my school and my team, and I look forward to another great year at Mt. Mahogany!
I was born and raised in Orem. I have been married for 17 years and I have two children who have attended Mt. Mahogany Elementary (Tanner 14 and Avery 11). I spend my downtime playing with my family, doing projects for my classroom, and watching my beloved Boston Red Sox. I love to travel and I spent the majority of this summer away from home on many fun adventures with family and friends. I’m looking forward to another ‘magical’ year!
When I'm not at work, you will find me outdoors with my family. I'm the happiest when I'm playing in the dirt and on two wheels! I enjoy all things to do with razoring, camping, hiking, (mountain, dirt, road) biking and kayaking. My motto for life is Work hard. Have Fun. Make a difference. I'm excited for another year at Mt. Mahogany.
I grew up in Northwest (Seattle, WA) and I have been in Utah since 2005. While both Seattle and Utah are extra beautiful, I really love our magnificent mountains and comforting presence they provide. I enjoy being outside (when is not extra hot or cold), doing yoga, eating chocolate (I especially like the combination of chocolate and raspberries) and going on adventures with my husband and 11 year old daughter.
My hobbies are reading, playing racquetball, and riding my Bike. My favorite authors are Brandon Sanderson, JRR Tolkien, and Jonathan Stroud.
My sweetheart Jennie and I have been married for 22 years. We have an amazing son, Harrison. Harrison is 20 years old, and is still living at home, which we love. As a family we love Disneyland and go as often as we can.
My favorite character and classroom theme is Stich, from the movie Lilo and Stitch. I love the way Stich was ”programmed to be bad,” but was able to grow above that and become Lilo’s best friend, and even saves her life.