I have been an educator for most of my adult life. After graduating from UMF in 1981 with a BA in Rehabilitation, I worked as an educational technician in the Augusta School system, then earned my teaching credentials and taught special education and then 2nd grade there for 17 years. I earned a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from USM in 2003 and began my career as a Principal at Wales Central School that same year. In 2006 I came to Litchfield as the Principal of both Libby-Tozier and Carrie Ricker Schools. At that time, Libby-Tozier was a Pre-K-2 school, and Carrie Ricker was a 4-8 school. After consolidation, I stayed at Carrie Ricker as the Principal of grades 3-5. I am very happy in RSU4 and I love the students and staff at Carrie Ricker!
I live in Manchester with my husband of 33 years, Jack Cameron. We have raised beagles for many years. Right now, we have two old but very special beagles named Portah and Bennie. We enjoy boating, spending time at our family camp on Cobbossee Lake and at our rustic camp in Caratunk and entertaining big crowds at our house on Fool’s Hill in Manchester. I am an avid reader, cook and gardener.
Coming from a family of 10 children, I have many nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews. Family is very important to me and I feel fortunate to have so many close relatives that bring great joy to my life. I also feel extremely fortunate to be able to work with children everyday – it’s a fulfilling life.