Q: What are your basic job responsibilities here at Central?
A: I’m a special education teacher, so I help the students with special needs throughout their day and teach a variety of classes.
Q: What’s your educational background?
A: I went to Illinois State University and I got my bachelor’s degree in special education, and then I went to Northern Illinois University and got my masters in instructional technology.
Q: Did you have a previous job prior to coming to Central?
A: I worked at Giant Steps, which is a therapeutic day school.
Q: What are your hobbies or interests outside of work?
A: I go to Chipotle every day after school. I love the food there.
Q: Why did you become a teacher?
A: I have always wanted to teach, and working at Giant Steps made me want to teach special education students even more.
Q: What is a philosophy you hold to teaching?
A: I believe that all students have different learning styles, and I want to be able to help each one achieve his or her goals.