6 years of program development of character education focusing on healthy lifestyle choices with a focus on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Coordinator peer leadership programs for students 7th grade - 12th grade for peer mentoring and guidance. 2 years of school counseling work providing comprehensive counseling programs that focus on student achievement, college and career planning, problem solving skills, student resiliency, social emotional group planning and individual student success.
Focus on peer to peer mentoring with program development. Promote student creativity and critical thinking. Work with students to focus on success in the academic, social and emotional and career domains with Choice Theory and Solution Focused Theory.
Operation Snowball Adult Leader of the Year 2015 - 2016
Concordia University of Chicago, River Forest, IL. Anticipated Graduation Date: May 7, 2016 Masters in School Counseling, Off-Campus School Counseling Program University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. Graduation Date: May 18, 2003 Bachelor of General Studies in Criminology and Juvenile Delinquency The Academy for College Admissions Counseling - College 101: July 13-15, 2015 - College 201: July 11-13, 2016
Presiding Officer of the Community Coalition for Prevention: 2010 – Present Adult Coordinator for District 99 Operation Snowball: 2010 - Present Adult Coordinator for District 99, 66, 68 and 58 Operation Snowflake: 2010 - Present Adult Coordinator of the Youth Community Foundation: 2010 – 2013 Member of the New Trier Township Prevention Council: 2008 - 2010 Member of the New Trier High School All School Wellness Team: 2007 – 2010 Downers Grove Park District Youth Softball Coach: 2004 – 2006 St. Mary of Gostyn 5th & 6th Grade Girl’s Basketball Coach: 1996 – 1998