I love to work with teachers. You are all such a dedicated group of individuals. People who pass up fame and fortune to work with children (of all ages) rate high on my list of those who are the true salt of the earth.
Professional Experience: 40 years in education; have worked in over 40 elementary schools
Personal Experience: Single until age 40; married at 40, had a child at age 41
Scholarly Interests: The influence of music on learning and the transference of the neurobiological streamlining to other subject areas
Publications: Weaving Music into Young Minds, Cengage Learning, 2002
Recommended Reading: After the Ecstasy the Laundry, by Jack Kornfield
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 7:2 ~ "With what measure you measure will be measured back to you."
Favorite Music: Mozart Requiem
Favorite Activities: Spend time with family
Family Info: Married to a great husband who cooks. I have one fabulous son.
What Matters: Kindness
Pet Peeves: Negative thinking (people who say yes, but I can't possibly...)
What I Like About FPU: Connection with spirituality and learning