I am a high school English teacher with 8 years experience teaching reading, writing, and communication to special needs, ELL, and gifted students. I have taught in both a struggling school district and an affluent one, providing me with a plethora of experience teaching students with varying learning styles and needs.
I incorporate a blend of traditional and modern teaching styles intended to provide balanced literacy instruction and experience with peer collaboration and 21st century writing.
-Graduated High Honor from MSU -Phi Beta Kappa -Published in Balanced Living Magazine -Featured Education and Parenting writer for Yahoo! and Examiner.com -Invited to a "Best Teacher in the World" brunch by a former student and awarded a certificate for impacting her life. Incredible!
-BA English from Michigan State University -MA Curriculum Development and Instruction from Marygrove College -21st Century Writing Professional Learning Community Member -ESL training
In addition to teaching full time, I have two young boys, one of whom survived a stroke in utero. I also maintain a part-time writing career for both personal blogs and professional publications.