Over 25 years of experience teaching Kindergarten and an additional five years in Title I. Developed and implemented a parent and preschool program entitled 'A Beginning Connection'.
I use a wide variety of games and other manipulatives to motivate students and make learning fun.
North Dakota Title I 'Caught in the Act Award'
Bachelors in Elementary Education from Valley City State University Masters in Education: Elementary Administration from the University of Mary
Other education-related activities include: Current head of the Schoolwide Committee, Building Level Support Teams, and the Literacy Committee. District Title I Coordinator, 504 Coordinator, and Curriculum Committee member. Past involvement includes: State Reading First Team member, Conference Presenter, 2 State Reading Month Packets, Trainer for K-3 Reading Academies, Trainer for DIBELS, and have done various contracted work for NDDPI.
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Government, Other (Specialty), Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Study Skills, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, For Administrators, Test Preparation, Early Intervention