Preparation and Celebration Preparation and Celebration post-Concert My students's parents were so good at showing their appreciation. Though absent due to the boarding school campus, our communication and mutual support is paramount to a program's success. 170425122 Late Night Direction The real magic comes in the preparation. Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Chicagoland boarding school, 2010 170837390 Building Rapport So thankful to get to know my students through building musical and relational bonds as we all grow and mature in our giftings. 170843282 Honor's Teacher Humbled to receive the coveted Honor's Teacher award gifted me by two of my scholars at Salem High School. May 2018 205140592 Technology Teacher of the Year, 2017 Honored to represent our school in Leadership through Technology 205140680 Celebration from Within My husband Michael and I with the boys, taken back in 2011 when youngest, Isaiah, was still living at home. Creative chaos and laughter in the home transfers well into the busy life of a choral program. Their support is invaluable to me. 205141038 Teacher Appreciation Day A football starter at BHS honored me as his favorite teacher so I proudly wore his jersey at homecoming. 205141039 All State Presence in GA Grateful to represent at All-State each year teaching in GA. 205141046