I got my B.A. in Secondary Ed/English from Dordt College in 2006 and put it to good use teaching English for 12 years at Central Valley Christian School in Visalia, California. Additionally, I spent time as a chapel coordinator, assistant soccer coach, and general enthusiast of the high school experience.
I was born & raised in Hudsonville, Michigan but enjoyed my time in the California sunshine. I loves shoes, traveling, dark chocolate, reading, and fabulous teacher bags. I adore my Cali native husband Mr. V, who teaches 5th grade at Allendale Christian; we have a spirited, brown-eyed, daughter named Kamryn, a spunky, blue-eyed, girl named Sadie, and a chubby, happy baby boy named Jaxon.
An example of how I integrate faith in my classroom:
As children of God, we are wired for connection. In tech class, we explore that connection on many levels and seek to answer some big questions throughout the year: how does our experience online reflect our worldview? What does it mean to discern online content? In what tangible ways can we use technology to further the kingdom of God?
I collect keychains. I’m left handed. Oh…and my right pinky toe is basically good for nothing since a doorframe rendered it useless in a severe stubbing accident in 1999.