Liberal Arts/English, B.A., Colorado State University
Elementary Education, M.A., Metropolitan State University of Denver
Born in Omaha, but moved to Colorado when I was a toddler... I consider the Centennial area my hometown, as I spent most of my childhood there.
Yoga! Mountain biking, camping, hiking, walking my dog, enjoying farmer's markets and other outdoor Colorado activities.
Denver Kids, Inc. (a nonprofit focused on providing academic and emotional support for low-income, high-risk Denver Public Schools students and their families).
Husband, Andrew, and one dog, Ellie
Classroom wishes: Chapter books!!! Educational posters, art supplies, board and trivia games
Allergies: No allergies, but I can't do cilantro or anything with too much citrus
Coffee/tea: I like all teas, and most coffee drinks, as long as there isn't too much sugar or dairy. If I had to pick a drink, I'd say a hazelnut latte with almond milk.
Snack: Chocolate-covered gummy bears, any cheesy crackers (i.e. Goldfish, Cheez-its, popcorn, Cheetos)
Night out restaurant: Any local brewery
Lunch restaurant: Chick-fil-A
Place to shop: Target, REI
Clothing store/style: Casual and comfortable but colorful!
Movies (out or in): Home - we especially like silly/badly-rated Sci-Fi disaster movies
Bookstore: Barnes & Noble if last-minute, Amazon if I'm planning ahead
Holiday: Fourth of July
Sports team(s): Colorado Rockies
Silly fact about me: I love traveling, reading Young Adult fiction, and I've always wanted to learn how to dance!