I am a graduate of Southaven High School and Blue Mountain College, where I earned a B.S. in English, Secondary Education. I later earned my master's degree in Educational Theory and Practice with Arkansas State University. I am certified to teach Language Arts in grades 7-12 and K-12 Special Education in the state of Mississippi.
I have 15 years experience in education with DeSoto County Schools. I began my career teaching 7th grade ELA at Desoto Central Middle School and remained there for four years. At Southaven High School, I taught English 9, 10, and 12. After that, I served as a special education teacher/case manager and inclusion teacher for 8 years. Currently, I am Co-MET Chair for the Special Education Department, grades 9 and 12.