Reading Specialist for Saint Andrew School in Chicago - responsible for remedial reading, school library (Literacy Center), and overall reading program. Adjuct Professor for Concordia University Chicago - Masters in Reading Instruction program Prior experience as 2nd and 4th grade classroom teacher and long-term sub in special education.
Student-centered learning experiences designed to scaffold prior knowledge to new understandings. Motivating students through engagement and developed self-confidence.
Presenter a Concordia University Chicago's Reading Conference since 2006.
Rockford College - BFA - Theater Arts Concordia University - Teacher certification program Concordia University - MA - Reading Instruction
The best part of my job is when I get to read and discuss books and stories with students. I love building tools to facilitate those discussions.