Position: Kindergarten teacher for 16 years at Glenside Elementary School
I grew up in: Egypt, Pa. until I was 10 years old. Then, my family moved to Coopersburg in Lehigh County, Pa.
Family: Husband, Brian; 2 sons, Derrick and Daniel; 2 cats, Ashes and Andra; and 1 dog, Copper
Education: Southern Lehigh High School Kutztown University
What makes you #RSDproud? The fact that the entire RSD staff is a family! The community embraces its teachers and appreciates all we do for the students! I love working for Reading because it is a district that is so unlike any other. I love working with the students and the staff at my school, as well as throughout the entire district.
Do you collect anything? I collect Winnie the Pooh “stuffies,” as well as anything with hearts on it.
If you could pick three famous people to be a part of your entourage, who would you pick? Chad Henne, Chris Daughtry and Matthew McConaughey. (Tom Hanks could be our special bodyguard!)
Who is the most inspirational person to you? My son, Derrick. His life changed in an instant, and he wakes up each day and still smiles! He has so much strength inside of him.
What is your favorite movie? The Wedding Planner with Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey
Who was your childhood actor/actress crush? Ricky Schroder -- '80s teen heartthrob (below) who starred on the popular TV show, Silver Spoons