Position: Upper School Social Studies Teacher
Education: M.A.T. – Social Studies concentration; University of Southern California; Ph.D. coursework completed at the University of Miami; B.A. magna cum laude from University of California, Irvine
Certifications/Licensures: Secondary and middle school social studies and English
Years of Teaching Experience: 6
Years at Powhatan: 4
Bio: I grew up in Orange County, California. I spent 5 years in Miami before moving to Winchester. At the University of Miami I spent a year as a teaching assistant, completed some PhD coursework and conducted research in Paris. Taught for two years in FCPS. My husband and I have settled down in Winchester with our son, daughter and cat.
Hobbies: Some things I love are: freshly-roasted coffee, nature walks, picnics, reading (to myself or my kids), movies, gardening (or attempting to), cooking and traveling. I love learning about different cultures and places, and trying new food!
Favorite Quotes: “If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need.” —Cicero