Phone: 651-293-8880 extension 44428
Degrees and Certifications:
I have a bachelor degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls with a Science Certificate in Middle School Science Instruction. I also have a Masters degree in Education from the University of St. Thomas.
I have been a teacher since 1986. I have always worked for Saint Paul Public schools. I have been a fifth grade teacher, sixth grade teacher, 4-6 science specialist, director of an outdoor education classroom, an engineering teacher for several years and now the Aerospace Coordinator for the 5-8 campus.
We are looking for coaches for our Lego Robotics, Renewable Energy and other STEAM classes..
My new office is in 1304, near the main office.
I am cooordinating all aerospace related field trips. I manage Space Camp/Aviation Challenge for 6th and 8th grade students, Washington DC for 7th grade students and Seattle Washington for 5th grade. I also organize guest speakers like Astronauts and science visitors. I am also working with fellow teachers to infuse aerospace into our daily curriculum.
This year, 2021-2022, I am also the Flight Simulator Instructor. We are upgrading our simulators to the newest software, Microsoft Flight Sims 2020. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1RC0bgj76I It is truly amazing. We also hope to install and develop Virtual Reality technology to enhance our science and careers education.
If you have a desire to influence a student to become more engaged in STEAM, please reach out to me. I would love to talk with you.