My Favorite Saint: St. Dymphna, the patron saint of mental illness and anxiety because she honored and helped those who suffered from mental distress and illness, something I also strive to do.
My Favorite Outside of Work Activity: I love photography.
My Favorite Children’s Book: The Velveteen Rabbit because it is such a touching story of love, commitment, and redemption.
My Favorite Place to Visit: Australia is just amazing!
Education: I have Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Dartmouth College and a Masters in Social Work from San Jose State.
My Teaching Philosophy: I work closely with teachers at Presentation of Mary to help make sure that the social, emotional, and educational needs of our elementary students are being met. I also help find resources and supports both inside and outside of school for children and families in need. I love being a part of the amazing community at Presentation of Mary School and helping support the educational, spiritual, and social-emotional development of children.