5 years teaching overseas for Guam Public Schools in the elementary level. Substitute at all grade levels. Also ran own home daycare business for 2 years. Taugh 6th grade for one semester. Also taught at a private day school for students with ED/BD. Currently working as an online-tutor in reading and math and as a substitute teacher. I currently am licensed to teach special education: LD, ED and MR K-12 and Elementary Education K-6th.
Hands-on interactive. I like to create thematic approaches to teaching.
Voted "Most Creative Teacher" at last school of employment.
I went to college at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. There I received my bachelor's in elementary education. In 2001, I signed up for distance learning through Liberty University, and received my Masters in Special Education.
I have three children, ages 4-12. My oldest child has PDD-NOS, a high functioning form of autism. I am a Navy wife. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, but currently live in Virginia.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Basic Principles, Special Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, General Science, Problem Solving, Writing, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text