Where did you grow up/study?
I grew up in the small state of Connecticut in the USA.

What attracted you to teach at CAIS?
CAIS drew me in with their commitment to the Christian faith as well as the kindness of the staff and leadership.

Biggest challenge and rewarding moment working in education?
The most rewarding moments during my time as a teacher revolves around the relationships that I have had with my students. The challenges come when they move on to a new grade, and I don’t get to teach them anymore. The last day of school is always the toughest.

What do you miss most about your home when you are overseas?
Outside of family and friends, the thing I miss most about home while I’m away is the autumn season. The weather is cool, the leaves have changed, and there are lots of festivities and fairs to get involved with.

Can you share one of your favourite bible verses with us?
“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds.” – James 1:2 ESV

Difficult times come for everybody, and it seems they have come more often these past couple of years, but we always have something to rejoice in. God is working in our lives through all of the toughest times.