Jennifer believes that when it comes to teaching she aims to make everyday enjoyable and rigorous. She strives to have creative and unique lessons that follow a school-wide framework, but branch out to meet all of my students needs. Overall, the goal is success and for students to not only master the curriculum, but go beyond it in depth. She is incredibly easy going with firm, highly set expectations of all students and parents.
Jennifer began her teaching career at 17 years old when she took a “Future Teachers” class her Senior year of high school and ended up in a 4th grade classroom. She fell in love and knew that being a teacher was where she was meant to be. She credits her parents, who are both Utah educators, for fostering her love of teaching children and learning. Jennifer graduated from Utah State University with a degree in Elementary Education and is currently working towards a STEM endorsement. Jennifer has also worked as a substitute teacher for many years, math tutor, and taught 4th grade and 6th grade.
Jennifer loves living in the Salt Lake City area and has two dogs – Mieka and Dixie. She loves to spend time outdoors fishing, camping and exploring. She has spent many summers traveling and learning new things all over the country. In her spare time she also likes to bake, sew, and crochet