Current Position: Blended Online Teacher/ English
-Liaison to Madison, Jefferson and Grant High Schools
-Staff Lead for Grade Fixes Professional Development
-Standards-based teaching and learning specialist
-Co-Developer of VS Student Orientation
Born and raised in San Francisco, Elizabeth moved to Tualatin as a teen to attend Tualatin High School. She attended Portland State University on a golf scholarship to earn her Bachelor of Arts in English. After a short teaching stint in Thailand, Elizabeth continued at Portland State University to earn her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Since completing her M.Ed., Elizabeth has had a variety of educational experiences including teaching in Lincoln City and Milton Freewater, and assuming the role of the Student Support Coordinator at Madison High School. Her favorite aspect of blended/online learning is the capacity for mass individualization she can provide based on the student’s needs.
When Elizabeth is not teaching, she can be found on the golf course with her husband or at the park with her two-year-old daughter.
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”