I am a Des Moines native who later went on to live in Minnesota and Texas before returning home. I attended Hanawalt Elementary, Merrill Middle School, and then Roosevelt High School while I was growing up. I enrolled in St. Olaf College in Minnesota for my social work degree and the University of St. Thomas for my teaching degree. I started teaching in 2003 and later joined DMPS in 2012. I have 5 boys, a cat and a dog. I love to garden, read, and watch Star Wars, Marvel, and DC movies.
I grew up in Clive, Iowa. I graduated from Valley High School and then went on to college at Iowa State. I then went on to get my masters at Drake. I am married with four children.
I grew up in South Des Moines. I attended Morris (formerly Watrous) as a student from K-6th grade and graduated from Lincoln High School. I went on to attend college at Des Moines Area Community College, Iowa State University, and Drake University. I have an Early Childhood endorsement and enjoy helping children learn. I taught in the Urbandale Community School District for six years teaching 1st and 3rd grade. In 2014, I joined the Morris staff. I have one daughter, Emily. I enjoy traveling and visiting warm tropical climates and watching basketball-Go Bulldogs! I love to garden, plant flowers, and can all of my garden produce during the summer months. I was recently named Iowa Teacher of the Year at Living History Farms. So glad to be part of the Morris family!!
I grew up in Des Moines and graduated from East High School. I attended the University of Northern Iowa and began teaching at DMPS in January of 2000. I am married with 3 kids. I like the Iowa Cubs, Bears, Hawkeyes, and Panthers. I enjoy helping your child be his/her best.
I attended high school at Dallas Center-Grimes. I went to Des Moines Area Community College and then to University of Northern Iowa. I started at DMPS in the 1997-1998 school year. I am married with 2 kids. My daughter and son both went to Morris Elementary School when they were younger.
I grew up in northwestern Iowa in a very small farm town, Paullina. I went to high school at South O’ Brien. I went to college at Buena Vista University and Upper Iowa University. I started with DMPS in 2014. I have a husband- Jeff, a daughter-Madison, a son-Finley, and a dog-Scooter. We like to golf, swim, bike, and travel.