My road in life has been direct.
Moving several times for father's job when growing up.
Getting through high school and bachelor's degree.
Multiple family members passing away in a plane crash.
Acheiving a master's degree while teaching full time.
School cutting the course I taught for 10 years.
Losing former husband of 12 years due to drug overdose stemming from increased isolation, depression, divorce, and more.
Pandemic hybrid teaching with 3 new preps.
Motivated to work towards promotion from teaching to counseling position.


Career Technology Education Teacher

I teach students interested in the Mental Health and Counseling, Business, and Hospitality and Tourism Fields.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

I teach three different career courses with a large range of topics. I keep 3 calendars and maintain an online classroom for each one. I stay on top of email communication and assessment grades.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Teachers:

"Shouldn't pursue theater tech careers due to the travel and tough conditions on women."

Challenges I Overcame

Drugs / Addiction