What is your title at EvCC, and what will you be doing in your day-to-day endeavors at the College?
I am a Specialist III, Lead ECAP teacher at EvCC East County Location in Monroe, WA.
Tell us a little about your professional background.
I have worked in the Early Childhood Education field for 8 years as a lead teacher. I am transferring from Bellevue College Early Learning Center, where I was a specialist II for Pre-K Head Start Students. I am currently finishing my last class at Bellevue College to obtain my AAS-T degree in Early Childhood Education. I plan to obtain my BA from WSU’s Global Campus in Human Development in the Fall of 2018.
What was your most memorable job? Why?
Currently I feel my new position with EvCC is my most memorable job to date. I feel this way because I get to start up this new program, and use my creativity in designing my classroom. I am also excited to be teaching a half day program, with an AM and PM class.
Describe yourself at 12 years old.
Master Gardener, located in my father’s vegetable garden.
What is your favorite meal/ snack in fall? Favorite fall beverage?
My favorite meal or snack in the fall is smoked salmon. And my favorite fall beverage is Cold Brew.
What is your favorite hobby or pastime?
Gardening, hunting, and fishing.
What are you reading right now/ what was the last book you read? Are you participating in any reading challenges?
Inspiring environments for young children.
What one food do you wish had zero calories?
Where is your hometown? Were you born and raised in the same place?
What do you like to do on your days off?
I love to steelhead fish on the Skykomish river, travel to the Olympic Peninsula, hunt, and garden.
Do you have a favorite quote/ piece of advice?
“Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.”- Winnie the Pooh