2 years special education in 1st and 2nd grade. 1 year general education in 1st grade. 3 years as a reading specialist/intervention coordinator for K-2nd grade. 2 years as an instructional coach for Pre-K to 2nd grade teachers. 2 years 2nd grade teacher
I strive for student-centered activities that challenge the learner to achieve goals they can measure. I love to use technology as an engaging tool and to enhance the application of the lesson to the students' lives.
Recipient of the Rising Tide Award 2009 and 2010. Nominee for Educator of the Year in my district 2009 and 2010.
Bachelor's of Science in Elementary/Special Education from Samford University in 2004. Master's of Education in Reading from University of Virginia in 2008. Currently in doctoral program to receive an Ed.D in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning from the University of Virginia
Taught a Master's level course in Writing at James Madison University for teachers seeking a degree in Reading Education.