1ST GRADE TEACHER / LANGUAGE ARTS AND SOCIAL STUDIES
I have been a teacher at Cedar Hill Prep School since 2009.
Teaching is a second career for me. Although I worked as a Health Care Recruiter and Employment Manager for close to 15 years, I had always wanted to be a teacher. In 2000, after my third child was born, I enrolled at Johns Hopkins University to realize that dream. Balancing school, motherhood, and recruiting, I was able to graduate with a Master’s Degree in Teaching in 2007 and began teaching 4th grade in Maryland. I joined Cedar Hill Prep when my family relocated to New Jersey.
There are so many things I love about teaching at CHP. I love that every day is different and offers unique challenges. I love the school spirit and learning new and better ways to connect with students. But mostly, I love being a part of the students’ learning and their “Ah-Ha” moments, those times when I hear a little voice say, “I got this!” These are the moments that continue to inspire me.
Congratulations to our 8th grade students for your multiple acceptance letters to High School. We are so proud of you! In the Fall of 2019, our 8th grade graduates will be found on the campuses of Bishop Ahr, Delbarton School, Hotchkiss School, Hun School, Immaculata School, Lawrenceville School, Mercersburg Academy, Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies, The Peddie School, Pennington School, Pingry School, Princeton Day School, Punahou (Hawaii), Rutgers Preparatory School, St. Paul's School (NH), Stuart Country Day School, Union County Academy for Allied Health Sciences, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School.
Preschool, Elementary, or Middle School — When Does Private School Make The Most Sense? There is no question about whether or not a private school will significantly impact your child’s intellectual, personal, and interpersonal development. However, quite often, parents ask themselves: Does it make more sense to start early, or can I “skip” the first years and start in middle school when it starts counting towards their academic resume?