16 Years of teaching experience in public elementary and middle schools.
-Differentiated instruction -Technology incorporation -Addressing all student learning styles -Student collaboration -Student leadership -Heterogeneous grouping -Individualized instruction
-"Georgia Race to the Top" recipient (2015) -Teacher of the Year (2014) -LA Department Chair (Currently) -Gifted Certified -Middle School Certified (LA, MA, SS an SC) -Elementary School Certified -Students consistently scored above the 85th percentile on standardized test and district assessments -Created online courses for a public school district -Created the digital language arts landing page for a public school -Taught summer school for 12 consecutive years in a public school -Connect 4 Summer Literacy Instructor for a public school -Vision 2016 Literacy Instructor for a public school -Assessment reviewer for a public school assessment department -Collaborated with the director of the language arts department for a public school district to develop a universal pacing guide, instructional calendar and lesson plans for 8th grade language arts -8th grade level chairperson (2011-2013)
BA in Elementary Education (2000) MA in Curriculum and Technology (2005) Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership (2010)
Teaching is a work of HEART! :)