I Am Running for Forest Hills Board of Education

  I am running for the FHPS Board of Education and will be on the ballot this November! I hope to receive your vote. A little about me: My family moved back to West Michigan 10 years ago. The FHPS reputation led us to make Forest Hills our home. My kids are in 7th, 9th, and 11th grades at Forest Hills Central. They sing and play instruments, participate in athletics, and are involved in many other extracurriculars. As a family, we are heavily invested in our schools. My own life has been dedicated to education - both for myself and for others. I graduated from Grand Haven High School and obtained my BA from Cornell University, MAs from George Mason University and Georgetown University, and a PhD from Georgetown University. I also completed a year of graduate studies in Russia. I have taught many students along the way - English language to Russian students, undergraduate and graduate students at Georgetown, students right here in Forest Hills as a substitute teacher, and as an Odysse