22 years teaching experience in middle and high school Foreign Language. (Spanish I,II,III,IV, French I,II,III) 3 years teaching Portuguese classes at Washington University. Currently teaching Spanish IV and Spanish Language Arts for Heritage Speakers.
All over the board, I enjoy creating as many new activities for students to learn language as possible. I am also interested in reading guides for my student's favorite books.
10 time winner of Missouri's Best Lessons for Teachers. 3 time nominee for Teacher of the Year.
BA Portuguese, International Relations - UW Madison MaEd - Washington University MA-ESL/Bi-lingual - Edgewood College K-12 Certification Spanish, French, ESL, Bi-Lingual
9 years leading summer immersion trips for students in France and Spain. Liaison for University of Southern Mississippi- Study Abroad Salamanca. 3 years international living experience in Brussels, Belgium. Dane County Youth Board Member
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Geometry, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, World Language, French, Spanish, German, Arts & Music, Art History, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other (Social Studies - History), Critical Thinking, Literature, Business, Psychology, Economics , Character Education, Instructional Technology, General Science, Cooking, Holidays/Seasonal, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month