For the mind does not require filling like a bottle, but rather, like wood, it only requires kindling to create in it an impulse to think independently and an ardent desire for the truth.


I believe failure can be a step along the journey to success. Approaching life with a growth mindset, I am an encourager, cheerleader, motivator, coach, and prayer partner. I am a mathematics educator supporting College and Career Readiness with a focus on assisting correctional educators [and partnering entities] with providing as many possible opportunities for incarcerated learners to earn industry-recognized credentials that facilitate a successful and productive return to society.