I have been in public education for over 20 years. I started out as a junior high social studies teacher and have also served as a instructional coach, coordinator of instructional technology, assistant principal and principal of an elementary school.
Hard to describe my own personal teaching style. it continues to grow and change the more I learn and watch expert teachers. The most important factor is student engagement! This is where the magic happens!
Pride of Peoria award - given out to the top 1% of teachers each year.
Graduated from Grand Canyon University with degree is history and secondary education certificate. Earned a master's degree from Northern Arizona University in Educational Leadership.
Taught college level courses in successful integration of technology through Rio Salado Community College and Grand Canyon University. Certified trainer: Cooperative learning, Thinking Maps, Write from the Beginning Very interested in everything to do with individual creativity and creating environments that foster student innovation!
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Science, Biology, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Government, U.S. History, World History, Political Science, Geography, Classroom Management, Character Education, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, General Science, Criminal Justice - Law, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month