Welcome to the world of Art!
I am so excited to share another year with the amazing students of Stafford Elementary.
I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to share my passion and knowledge of Art with the students of this community. It brings me great pride and joy to see the amazing work my students create by applying their talents, knowledge and imaginations to their art.
This will be my 11th year teaching Art and my 9th year here at Stafford. I studied Art at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas where I earned my BFA in Studio Art. I hold an all-level certification in Art K-12, and have experience both at the high school and elementary levels.
As an Art Educator, my goal is to provide students with an opportunity to access their imaginations and find their artistic voice. My aim is to facilitate student learning by inspiring and encouraging creative thought, invention, individuality, dedication, good citizenship, hard work, and good times.
I believe that every child has the right to learn in an enthusiastic, positive, safe environment. Because of this I hold students to very high standards when it comes to citizenship. I feel all students should be respectful of others, and strive to posses excellent character. I am always looking to celebrate students who are trying new things, have a positive attitude and most importantly, are doing their best!
I will work to support all students to ensure their success here at Stafford, and help provide the skills and confidence they will use throughout their lives.
From each student, I expect:
Attention, Effort, Respect, Teamwork and Success!
Students will be graded in art based on Citizenship, Effort and Productivity.
I am looking forward to an exciting year!