Mater Academy Middle High
8th Grade Language Arts
Teaching has been a passion of mine since I was a teacher's helper in
elementary school. In 1999, I graduated from the University of Miami with a
Bachlors in Psychology and Special Education. For the past 12 years, I have
taught children as well as adults. I have been teaching Reading and Language
Arts for over 3 years at Mater Academy and I enjoy opening students minds to
adventures in reading.
There is no job better than teaching. Each day is different, and
children are a constant source of amazement. They are fun to work with, and
watching them learn and grow is extremely rewarding.
I am a wife and mother of three. My sons are 4 and 11. Baseball is a
big deal to them right now. My daughter is 6 and she loves to dance and
listen to music. I enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my
To all of you parents...THANK YOU for allowing me the privilege of
working with your child this year. As we become partners in your child's life
for this school year, let's work as a team to make this one of the BEST
experiences ever. Together, we can help your child develop a genuine love of
reading for the years to come!
Gift cards- Walmart, Staples, Target, Get Smart, Bookstores
Candy in wrappers
Colored Copy Paper
construction paper 8x10
construction paper 11x14
Paper Pro Stapler
Stanley Bostitch Heavy Duty Sharpener
**Please take all wish list items to Ms. Vivian in the
Treasurer's office for volunteer hour credit. Please make sure that
all materials are labeled with my name to ensure that they are
delivered to me. Thank you so much!
My mission is to provide a supportive environment that promotes self-
discipline, motivation, and excellence in learning. My goal is to have
students foster an enjoyment of learning and respect for themselves and