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Meet The Teacher

Hello! I am thrilled to be your child’s English Language Arts Immersion Teacher for 5th grade! This is my first year teaching at ASPIRA and my sixth year of teaching. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree from Wilmington University in Elementary Education K-6 and working towards a Master’s Degree in Literacy. I always knew I wanted to be a teacher and my mission is to spread the love of learning to all of my students. My family and I just moved from Texas to be back in our home state, and I love working in such a family-oriented school. My husband and I have two children, Sophie (5) and Kane (1). We enjoy traveling, being outdoors and making fun arts and craft projects.  I am so excited to have your child in my class and looking forward to watch all of their growth throughout the school year!


¡Hola! ¡Estoy emocionado de ser el maestro de Inmersión en Artes del Lenguaje Inglés de su hijo para quinto grado! Este es mi primer año de enseñanza en ASPIRA y mi sexto año de enseñanza. Obtuve mi Licenciatura de la Universidad de Wilmington en Educación Primaria K-6 y trabajando para obtener una Maestría en Alfabetización. Siempre supe que quería ser maestra y mi misión es difundir el amor por el aprendizaje a todos mis alumnos. Mi familia y yo acabamos de mudarnos de Texas para regresar a nuestro estado natal, y me encanta trabajar en una escuela tan orientada a la familia. Mi esposo y yo tenemos dos hijos, Sophie (5) y Kane (1). Disfrutamos viajar, estar al aire libre y hacer divertidos proyectos de arte y artesanía. ¡Estoy muy emocionado de tener a su hijo en mi clase y espero ver todo su crecimiento durante el año escolar!


What can your child do at home to continue their learning?



  • Students can read for 20-30 minutes each night in English or Spanish.
    • They can get books from our ASPIRA School Library.
    • They can read online using our class code to log in into EPIC 
      • Instructions:
        • Go in EPIC (online)
        • Use the class code: ljk5325
        • Enjoy reading in Spanish and English



  • Students can practice math:
    • Watching the video sent by Mrs. Ruoff via Remind and practice with the class worksheet.
    • Using ZEARN 
    • Using Khan Academy 


How parents/guardians help their child at home?


  • For Fluency
    • Read with your child at home to support their fluency and comprehension. Ask questions about the reading and ask students to retell the story again using their own words. For some ideas, read this article.