About Me

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Who I Am

  • Charlottesville resident since 1999
  • Single parent with a daughter who has attended Burnley-Moran, Walker Upper Elementary, Buford and now CHS
  • Full-time HomeCare Physical Therapist working with community members throughout our city

What I Have Done

  • Volunteered as a SOCA coach for 5 years
  • An active member of SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) for the last 6 years
  • Regularly attended school board meetings over the last 4 years
  • Successfully lobbied to get American Sign Language added as a new course of study at CHS in 2016/2017
  • Attended the first meeting of Decoding Dyslexia in Virginia (a grassroots parent group)
  • Attended National and State seminars on dyslexia
  • Begun working with other Charlottesville/Albemarle parents to form an advocacy support group for kids with dyslexia