In 2006, I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary and middle school education focusing on literacy. In 2010, I graduated from Morningside College with a Master of Arts degree in education. I am passionate about literacy and helping students and children to become confident readers. Outside of teaching, I enjoy golfing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
I graduated in 1996 from the University of Iowa with a degree in Social Work. After working in the field of social work in Iowa City, I went back to the University of Iowa and graduated in 2002 with my second degree in Elementary Education. In 2011, I earned my Master’s Degree from Morningside College. I taught elementary school for 14 years in Des Moines before coming to McCombs in 2016. I absolutely love working with middle school age kids! I live in Norwalk with my husband Major, my three sons Tyson, Justus, Boom and my daughter Lottie. In my free time, I enjoy watching my kids in all of their sports and of course watching Hawkeye football!
I earned my bachelor’s degree in education from Iowa State University and my master’s degree in education from Morningside College. I have been teaching at McCombs Middle School since 2004. I grew up on the south side of Des Moines, graduated from Lincoln High School, and still live in the south side community! When I’m not teaching, I love to spend time with my family. I look forward to working with you and your child.
I earned my bachelor’s degree in education from Simpson College. I have been teaching at McCombs Middle School since 2012. When I’m not teaching, I love to spend time with my family, traveling, and crafting. I look forward to working with you and your child.
I am a graduate of The University of Northern Iowa with a bachelors in Elementary Education and minor in Reading and a Masters in Education from Viterbo University. I have worked in Des Moines Public Schools since 2004, teaching reading, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. Outside of the classroom, I enjoy spending time with my family and my pets. I love to travel and practice yoga.
I graduated in 2007 from the University of Northern Iowa with my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Literacy. In 2015, I earned my Master’s Degree in Education from Morningside College. I have been teaching at Des Moines Public Schools since 2007 – I was at Brody Middle School for 3 years, Jackson Elementary School for 6 years, and started teaching 8th grade at McCombs in 2016. I grew up in Des Moines and even graduated from Lincoln High School. I still live on the south side with my husband and daughter. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, being active outdoors, and traveling!