Where did you go to school and what is your previous job experience?
I attended Macalester College for my undergraduate degree, New York University and the University of Iowa for graduate programs.† Prior to working at Park Center I taught at Maple Grove and at Abraham Lincoln in Minneapolis (a school for refugee kids).† In addition to those teaching jobs, I have worked at several other (less enjoyable) professions, including delivering pizzas and waiting tables (though the latter Iíve done in 3 different countries)!
When did you begin working at Park Center?
What is your teaching philosophy?
Education is the key to a fulfilling life after high school; everyone is capable of learning and contributing to the education of others; it is even possible to have fun while learning.
Why did you choose your profession?
I am interested in people; I enjoy having the opportunity to meet a wide variety of people in my work. †
What is your favorite quote?
Sorry; I canít pick a favorite quote. †
In what room(s) can you commonly be found?
Iím in 214 all the time Ė it is easy to find me here before and after school. †
Biggest pet peeve?
Funny fonts and multiple exclamation points!!!
Sum up your career at Park Center in one word
How could I find a better school to work at?† You just canít easily locate a more interesting group of students. †
If you were required to find a different job than what you are currently doing, what would you choose?
A different job?† Thatís hard.† I would happily choose no job, however.