about the teacher
I love to teach, and am a creative, enthusiastic, and versatile educator with a natural ability to inspire students. This is my second year teaching math with Kepler, but education has been my career. I taught French and Spanish for five years in a public high school; homeschooled three boys; tutored other students in Spanish, Latin and Composition. I tutor math whenever I have the opportunity! I am passionate about competitive speech and debate and have coached a speech and debate club for eight years.
I am a Third Culture Kid (TCK). I lived with my family in three states and Malawi, Africa, before we made Colorado home. My husband, Keith, and I were pulled by God into Wycliffe Bible Translators, in which organization we have served for over 30 years. We have lived in Pennsylvania, Quebec, Zaire, Kenya, and Texas, and eventually made our way back to the mountain state. Each of our three sons was born in a different country!
I homeschooled our boys with Sonlight, a literature-rich curriculum, and the whole family loves to read. Our oldest graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point and is married with one child. Our second son, also …