What is your role at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic School?
Physical Education Teacher
What year did you start working at St. Stephen?
Tell us about your education background & about your teaching/work experience.
I have a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from UNO, and a Master’s degree in Reading from Concordia. I worked as a Special Educational teacher for Papillion/La Vista schools for seven years. I have coached volleyball for three years.
What do you love about your job?
What I love about St. Stephen’s is that I get to talk about my faith with my students and fellow teammates. I also love the families and how supportive they are of their child’s education.
Who is your favorite Saint or what is your favorite scripture?
Tell us about your family (spouse, children, grandchildren, pets, etc.):
My husband, David, and I have been married for 15 years. We have three beautiful ladies. Natalie is almost 13, Mackenzie is 11, and Avery is 9.
What is your favorite sweet treat?
I like almost all types of candy!
Do you have any hidden talents or hobbies?
I love to read and watch my kids in their activities.
What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekends?
I enjoy spending my weekends with my family. We enjoy watching sports, playing games, and spending time with our extended families.
What piece of advice would you give parents to help their child(ren) succeed at St. Stephen?
The one piece of advice I would give is patience. We all need a little more patience with everything that is going on in our lives daily. Take a deep breath. Remember always that God will provide.