The Calvage Connection

Gateway Elementary

Mission Statement

We provide educational experiences, in cooperation with the home and community, that prepare students for lifelong learning and for ethical, productive participation in a democratic society and the global community.


Educational Experience

This is my third year at Gateway Elementary, where I am proud to be a Gator every day! I received my undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Purdue University. I have taught for over 16 years in grades two, four, five, six and seven. My teaching experience includes time in Greenwood, SC, Greenville and south Texas.In 2004 I received my Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Furman University. After graduation, I worked at Berea Elementary as an Administrative Assistant and then at Grove Elementary as an Assistant Principal.My years at Gateway have been a privilege. I am able to work with a dynamic Principal, excellent teachers, staff members, wonderful students, and terrific family and community members.