Degrees and Certifications:
I graduated from Hartford Public High School in Hartford Ct. in 1975. I served in the military from 1976 through 1997. I retired from the military Dec. 20, 1997. I graduated from Troy State with a degree in General and Collaborative Education. I have taught 6th grade English Language Arts for the past seventeen years. I am currently working as a 6th grade ELA teacher here at D.A. Smith. I am a proud mother of six children, four girls and two boys. My sons are both college graduated and serve in the U.S. Military. Two of my children currently reside in Hartford. One is a nurse and the other is a teacher. My middle daughter is a Social Worker living in Louisiana. Finally, the last resides in Enterprise, where she is a graphic designer.