23+ years teaching high school English - all levels, including Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition.
My primary goal is to get students thinking, making connections, and applying literature to their own lives.
National Board Certified Teacher. Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition teacher approved by College Board. English Department Chairperson in Wake County, N.C. school system.
Bachelor and Masters degrees in Education - areas of English and Counseling / Guidance. Additional certifications in Spanish and History.
Besides teaching, I participate in Country-Western dance, play piano and flute. Also, I spend considerable time training and riding my Tennessee Walking Horse and taking an active role in the local equestrian community.