• Married with 2 children
  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from DePaul University
  • Master’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Erikson Institute
  • Preschool Teacher for 7 years
  • Joined The Ark Staff in 2013

I am so excited to join The Ark staff! From the moment my children started at The Ark I knew we had found a wonderful community for them to start their school career.  Every staff member has an incredible dedication and joyous enthusiasm for helping little ones become their best.  They also nurture the whole family with kind words, loving prayers and genuine interest and concern.  I hope to be as good a teacher to my students as my children had and have!

When not at school or playing with my kids I enjoy reading, attempting Pinterest projects and getting out into nature. Our family likes to travel and hopes to see all 50 states by the time the kids graduate from High School.  I am also a “Farm Mom” blogger for the Illinois Farm Bureau (