I am a 1985 graduate of Kountze High School. I received my Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a specialization in Reading from Lamar University in 1990. I began my teaching career at Kountze Elementary in 1990. I taught 2nd grade for 2 years, 3rd grade for 16 years, and 4th grade for 6 years. I am now the campus math interventionist. I also serve as the elementary math department head and the Parent and Family Engagement coordinator for KIS.
My husband, Kevin, and I have made our home in Kountze. Our son, Philip, is a 2012 graduate of Kountze High School.