Birthday: August 28 Class Taught/Position Held: 5th Grade Teacher Favorite Beverage(s): decaf and unsweetened seltzer, tea or coffee Favorite Snack(s): berries and unsalted nuts/ seeds Favorite Lunch: salad with tofu, avocado and more veggies! Favorite Restaurant(s): Vu Noodles, Bacio, Mi Rancho, Mellow Mushroom Favorite Author: Love historical fiction Favorite Place(s) to Shop: Trader Joe's, HomeGoods, Barracks Road Hobbies: reading, gardening, cooking “I am most encouraged when ... the people I work with (mostly children!) are curious and want to explore new ideas. I love to hear the questions they ponder. Enthusiasm is contagious!” “Parents can help me by the children having enough sleep every night and able to enjoy playing outside every day after school. I would hope all children read a free choice book every day and enjoy healthy snacks."