Thank you for visiting our classroom website. I am the proud teacher of Room 49. This will be my 6th year teaching at Tularcitos. We have a great team, and I love working in Carmel Valley. Over the years I have taught Kindergarten, 2nd grade and 4th grade. I have also been an Elementary School Principal. No matter what my role, connecting with students and building life-long relationships with kids and their families is the best part of being an educator. I am a native of Monterey and am happy to be raising my two sons in this area. I am a graduate of Lake Forest College near Chicago (Go Cubs!) When I am not in the classroom, I love spending time with my husband and kids, being outdoors or trying out a new recipe in the kitchen!