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Think Gifted
"Do more than belong:  participate.   Do more than care: help.   Do more than believe:   practice.   Do more than be fair:  be kind. Do more than dream: work.” William Arthur Ward      
After graduating from Francis Marion University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, I have taught 4th, 5th, and 6th grades. In December, 2012, I completed AIG graduate courses at Mars Hill University and received my license to teach gifted learners. I began teaching at North Windy Ridge in August, 2013 as an AIG Specialist. 5th and 6th graders are the BEST!

As of 2014, I have been teaching 20 years. Rick, my husband, recently retired after 36 years of public service. He loved being a teacher, coach, and A.D. We have three children, two Labrador Retrievers, and a 17 year old kitty. I enjoy art, music, modern dance, and on most sunny days, you will find me in my yard. Yes, I am a gardening freak. I know Rick loves me, but we joke that it is mostly because I like to mow grass! 
Gifted Ed
I invite you to read Buncombe County's 2013-2016 AIG Plan. You can find the plan here.  
Link to the Partners for Advancement of Gifted Education:
Please feel free to contact me:

Last Modified on April 14, 2014