• This is my 10th year of teaching at Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial. It will be my sixth year teaching kindergarten grade. Previously I taught first grade. My husband, two sons, daughter, and I live in Lake Crystal. 
     
     
     
    Previous to teaching in Lake Crystal, I was able to live up in the Northland for five and a half years and fell in love with it. I attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth and did my student teaching in Proctor, MN. While up in Duluth I fell in love with the outdoors and love bringing nature into my classroom. I started a school garden at our school.  I have my masters in Differentiated Instruction from Concordia Univeristy, St. Paul.
     
     
     
     
     
    Here is a picture of my kids and I camping.
     
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    One of my other passions is being outside either gardening, hiking, skiing, or on the lake. I try to get the kids outside as much as possible. Here is some of us playing in the snow last year. 
     
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    One of my passions is traveling. While studying at UMD I was able to take a semester and study abroad in Ireland. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity. I was able to travel to Italy, Paris, Belgium, and all over Ireland. I also traveled to Spain in highschool. My family also enjoys camping.
     
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