My deep hope for my students is that they would joyfully love God, love others, and love learning about God’s world.
I graduated from Calvin College with a B.A. in Elementary Education in 2003. I had the privilege of teaching elementary students at Zeeland Christian school from 2003-2010. Then God tasked me with staying home to take care of my own children for eight years. During that time, I also earned an endorsement in teaching reading from GVSU. I joined the ACS staff in 2018 as a part-time preschool teacher, and I feel so blessed to continue serving God here in the traditional 3’s and 4’s programs.
I grew up in Grand Rapids and went through the Grand Rapids Christian School system. My husband Aaron and I met as counselors at Camp Roger, where we continue to spend every summer serving God through Camp Roger’s ministry. We live in Standale, and have three children (11, 8, and 5) who go to school at West Side Christian. Besides teaching, I enjoy gardening, family vacations, dance, bargain shopping, and spending time with my Madison Square Church small group.