This website serves as a collection of my work as a professional educator in the state of Michigan. In this portfolio you will be able learn about my experiences in the classroom, view lesson plans, explore community involvement, and read my teaching philosophy.
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything."
Teacher of Promise 2017
In April of 2017, I was honored as a Teacher of Promise by the Network of Michigan Educators and the Michigan Department of Education. This award recognizes top graduates from teacher preparation programs across the state of Michigan.
WOHS Masterclass with Chanticleer
1st Grade reading "Polar Bear, Polar Bear, what do you hear?"
MOWO singing at the WOHS Holiday Choir Concert
Assisting 3rd grade with their keyboard activity
HLA Kindergarten class moving to music
Vocalaires Choir Retreat 2016
Bella Voce rehearsing for Holiday Concert
Women's Mass Choir performing "Bring Me Little Water, Silvy"
Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck
HPS 5th Grade Choir Concert
CMU Vocal Day with the WO Vocalaires
MOWO rehearsing for our Holiday Concert
ISTE Conference 2015
Reviewing last week's activity with 3rd grade
Bella Voce rehearsal in the PAC
Conducting at the 2015 West Ottawa HS Christmas Choir Concert
Welcome to Choir at West Ottawa!
Kindergarten practicing for their holiday performance of the Gingerbread Boy
All photos on this website are either my own or used with permission.