Hi! I’m so excited to be here in Hong Kong and a part of the CDNIS community. I’m originally from the United States, the great state of North Carolina and received my BA in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. I began my international teaching journey in Timor Leste teaching Prep for two years. I’ve come to CDNIS Hong Kong from Bangkok, Thailand where I taught Pre Reception for three years using the Reggio Emilia inspired philosophy. This will be my first year teaching Pre Reception in Hong Kong. I am passionate about teaching Early Years and helping children to learn and grow through relationships with others and their environment. Outside the classroom I enjoy hiking and water sports with my husband, Alex, and spending time at home with our cat, Tao.