I have 17 years of teaching experience in public school. I have taught pre-k to 8th graders. I have created curriculum for Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. I have taught students along the autism spectrum and students in special education.
I teach according to how my students learn whether it's visual, kinesthetic, auditory or linguistic.
I received a golden apple award while teaching in Champaign, Illinois, I was a recipient of Chicago's Teacher Foundation grant and a coach for the Special Olympics for 3 years.
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Southern Illinois University Master of Science in Special Education from Southern Illinois University Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership from Northeastern Illinois University
I am a mother of 3, one adult son and two young children at home, and a wife to a retired service man from the United States Army.