The Basics

Grade/subjects you have taught 

  • Library K-8
  • 6th grade
  • Middle School Math, Science & Religion
  • Middle school ILA
  • # of year other schools –
  • 7 Years at St Patrick Carlisle & 1 year at St Catherine Laboure, Harrisburg


  • Where did you grow up – Cooperstown, PA
  • Elementary School – Cooperstown Elementary
  • MS/Jr. High/High School- Rocky Grove Jr/Sr High School, Franklin, PA

Higher Education

  • Penn State University
  • US Army
  • University of Phoenix
  • Immaculata University
  • BS Criminal Justice
  • MA-TED Education/K-12 Administration


Spending time with my husband, John, and three children, John (16), Zaida (14) & Michael (11). Participating in various running events to include numerous 5K’s & 10K’s, The Army Ten Miler, a number of 1/2 Marathons and the Marine Corps (full) Marathon (Oct 2018 will be my 3rd MCM). Volunteering with various church ministries, school programs and sports teams.

States (and/or Countries) you have lived:  PA, OK, AL, CO, TX, Germany, Bosnia, Turkey


Bible Quote(s)

  • Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”
  • Isaiah 40:31 “She will run and not grow weary.”

Favorite Saint(s)

  • St Joan of Arc
  • St Maria Goretti
  • St Michael
  • St Joseph
  • St Anne
  • St Elizabeth

Historical Character- St Joan of Arc

Favorite Fiction Book(s)

    • The Twilight Saga (I have a teenage daughter!)


  • To Kill a Mockingbird


  • Go Set a Watchman



Favorite thing about working at CCCS  

  • The students and the Christian environment

Favorite Season

  • Football Season! (Fall)

Favorite quote(s) other than Biblical

  • “Be All You Can Be” – US Army;
  • “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it.”  Charles Swindoll

Favorite Professional Sports Team: Steelers

Favorite College Sports: Team – Penn State

Favorite Restaurant: Outback

Favorite Songs:

  • “Even If” – Mercy Me
  • “Just Be Held” – Casting Crowns

Favorite Joke: Why does Jesus use Splenda? Because He has no equal!