Over 30 years of experience as a teacher, mentor, educational trainer, reading specialist, learning center director in the USA. I have also written both books and plays for the enjoyment of young children.
Enjoys creating hands on activities that allow students to experience concepts in a real world setting. Student engagement plays a major focus in the development of my plans.
Virginia Council on Education - First Place Award, 2003 Virginia Commonwealth University Excellence in Economic Education Award, 2003 Teacher of the Year, Richmond Public Schools, 2nd Place, 2002 Lesson Plans Published on Commonwealth of Knowledge, State Web Site, 2000 Teacher of the Year, Henrico County Public Schools, Finalist, 1994 Teacher of the Year, Seven Pines Elementary School, Henrico, VA, 1990 Reading Teacher of the Year, 1990
M.S. Education/Communications, Lesley College Graduate School Cambridge, MA 1981 B.S. E.D. Elementary Education, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1976 Abbot Academy, Andover, MA 1972
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