Share Your Story

Three years ago, I would not have had the confidence to share my story and my writing in the way that I do now. What’s changed? It started with a bit of courage fueled by the belief that others had in me and slowly, the belief I began to have in myself.

My passion for learning from others has made me a better person and effective educator. Over time, I began to understand that I am the teacher and person I am today because other people generously shared their ideas, for which I am so grateful. Their thoughts and reflections inspired me to feel affirmed, to question, and produce new ideas.

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All Means ALL

I am SO honored and excited to speak at the Learning and Justice for ALL conference on Friday, December 9 at 4:30 to 6:00 pm! I spoke at this conference last year about Maximizing Opportunities to Meet the Needs of ALL Learners. This year, I will share about how our atomic interactions have the power to change the lives we touch in our roles as leaders, AND how it can be life changing in our own personal lives too!

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The Gift of Cultivating Joy


  • We CAN cultivate more joy in our lives.
  • A CORE belief is that relationships are gifts to value and treasure.
  • Uplifting others brings joy to ourselves and others. Learn how to notice, name, and nuture AND how words are gifts.
  • Your joy can grow and thrive from others too. Learn how to throw your joy boomerang out and how to receive it when it comes back!
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