I graduated with a BA in English from the University of Colorado in 2001. Since graduation, I've been in the education field working with students in elementary and middle schools. I am considering a masters degree, but will first need to decide which of the many opportunities I shall take. I really enjoy tutoring math and writing. Math is incredible -- I love how numbers are meant to work out to a perfect answer and when students that I tutor "get it" I feel greatly rewarded. Writing is an excellent way of expressing ourselves and should never be intimidating or "scary". So, in those moments when students feel accomplished in writing, I feel like the world becomes a little bit better somehow. My approach to tutoring students is to make education less of a chore or a burden and more of an opportunity for enrichment. Without proper and fun education in our lives, we would not only be constantly reliant on others to take care of us, but life would also be extremely boring. In my spare time, I enjoy my family. I have an equally (if not more so!) nerdy husband of 14 years, and together we have two beautiful kids (ages 7 and 10) and two high-maintenance but cherished dogs. We are often playing board games, rollerblading to a park together, or volunteering with our church.