I am originally from Ireland, where I worked as a journalist for four years after graduating. Following a brief stint in Australia, I moved to Brighton in England to train as a teacher, where I remained for four years in before moving to Chicago in 2015. This city is incredible, and every week there is an opportunity to explore something new no matter where your tastes lie, be it sports, the arts or food. My favorite thing has been exploring all of the different neighborhoods.
Creativity and challenge help our students get better every day - We want our children to think outside the box when it comes to their learning. Children have some of the best creative minds, and I believe they should look at every lesson as an opportunity to take a piece of work in different directions based on the creative thinking skills we have equipped them with.
- Universities Attended: National University of Ireland, Galway/University of Brighton
- Degrees Earned: Bachelor of Arts Degree in History Sociology &Political Studies
- Certifications Earned: PGCE in Primary Education
- Professional Development Experiences: Voted 2014 Sports/P.E. Teacher of the Year by Brighton & Hove City Council, organized a special needs inclusive sporting event with local schools in Brighton, have attended training on 'Boost Primary Reading' and 'Teaching Mathematics under the New Curriculum' in the UK.