I graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in 1989. Teaching at Cave Hill School in a variety of grade assignments five through eight, I started in my Master's Program at UMO. I graduated in 1996 with a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. This is my eleventh year as the principal at the "Home of the Bears," Cave Hill School. I am a member of the Maine Principals' Association, ASCD and Learning Forward.