Welcome! I received my BS from Iowa State University with endorsements in reading, Spanish and special education. I received my Master's Degree from the University of Northern Iowa in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). This is my 23rd year of teaching. All of my years as an educator have been with the West Des Moines School District. I taught elementary Spanish the first 4 years and special education for 2 years. This is my 16th year teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).