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I was born in Yokosuka, Japan, and since I was born into a U.S. Navy family, I was raised in Hawaii and many cities in Southern California.  I initially studied X-ray Technology and Life Sciences but eventually graduated from San Diego State University with a Liberal Studies Major and a Master's Degree in  Elementary Curriculum and Instruction. I also studied children as learners when I was a National Board candidate, as a middle childhood generalist. I further developed my education in the fields of technology and web server security/maintenance, as a science teacher and guitar instructor.   

I am a teacher because I love to teach and help students to reach their greatest potential.  I am currently using my skills with Restorative Justice techniques to build meaningful relationships with my students and their families as a means for them to have a positive learning experience in my class.  It is my hope that they will learn to solve problems, positively interact with others and grow through their grade level.