19 years of teaching K-6th general music, piano, vocal music, choir 3.5 years of administration in non-for-profit church organization and daycare .5 years of teaching music to early childhood (infants to 5-year-olds) 20+ years of leading music teams in churches
"Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, involve me, I understand." (quote from Carl Orff) As a general rule, I prefer folk songs to composed songs.
Trainer for technology classes for teachers Guest Lecturer at Wheaton College Elementary Music Methods Guest Conductor at local school district
2010 Master of Education in School Leadership from Olivet Nazarene 1990-2007 - Graduate Course Work totaling 20 credit hours (from VanderCook College of Music, Rockford College, & National-Louis University) 1990 BME - Music Education (major instruments: piano & voice) from Wheaton College, IL
I love in the near north suburbs of Chicago with my husband, 2 grown children and 4 cats.