Welcome to my "About Me" page!
I began teaching in the Elgin School District in 1995. I taught fifth grade Reading and Integrated Language Arts for fourteen years, Title I Reading K-3 for five years, and am beginning my second year in third grade. My undergrad degree is from The Ohio State University, and I am certfied to teach grades 1-8. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching degree from Marygrove College. I recently earned a second Masters degree from Grand Canyon University in Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Reading. I hold a permanent Ohio teaching certificate, and I also hold a K-12 Reading endorsement.
I have been married for 32 years to an Elgin Alumni, Richard Kepler, class of '67.