Educational Assistant, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Acute Care 9th Floor
Education: BA in Communications from Columbia College Chicago
Teaching Experience: After 15 years in television production, I moved to Portland and spent 10 years working in a private setting with two boys diagnosed with autism. I joined MESD in 2010, serving as an early childhood educational assistant before joining the hospital school program in 2012.
Hobbies: I enjoy hiking, biking, photography and tinkering with any and all handyman projects. I have also recently taken an interest in mountaineering.
Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee; Hoopla by Harry Stein; The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck