Welcome to Hayfield Elementary School!
This year marks my fourteenth year in education. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working in four school districts in Minnesota and Wisconsin. My teaching journey includes educating preschool, kindergarten, second and third grade scholars. I spent the last four years as Owatonna Public School’s district library media specialist, where I acted as the coordinator of the library media centers, taught lessons to K-12 students, and lead district-wide professional development. All of these experiences have shaped me into the educational leader I am today.
At Hayfield Community Schools, our vision is “A Caring Community Inspiring Lifelong Learning.” I am excited and passionate about the students and community we serve along with the educational experiences we provide.
I went into education because I wanted to make a positive difference in the lives of learners. I live for the moments when students are incredibly proud of themselves; who they are and what they are able to do. As a leader, I believe that no significant learning happens without significant relationships. At Hayfield Elementary School and throughout the community, we partner to build significant relationships in order to ensure students feel safe and loved. As principal, I will support and inspire those around me to nurture, care, and believe in every student and their potential to do great things. It is my promise that I will make decisions that are in the best interest of our youngest scholars.
Together we will have a great year!