2006 - Student Taught at Orono High School in Orono, Maine: US History, AP US History, World Studies, and Contemporary Issues. 2007 - 2009 Education Coordinator of the Hudson Museum: Planned and delieved lessons on the Ancient Cultures of Meso-America and the Maine Indian Tribes. 2009 - 2010 Language Assistant Bourges, France: Teaching English as a foreign language to French "middle school" children. 2010 - 2011 Epping Middle School: 8th Grade American History 2011 - 2013 Keene Middle School: 8th Grade American History 2014: Alvirne High School & Pinkerton Academy: Geography, East Asian History, US History, AP US History, Contemporary Issues. Current: Spaulding High School: Global Studies, French I & French II.
Edu-tainment: If my kids are not laughing and having fun, they are likely not learning anything. I try to bring history to life with cartoony animated powerpoints, and classroom antics. I also am a firm believer in Project-based learning.
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maine in 2007 Completed the Honors Program, Thesis title: Howard Gardner, My Students, and I, and achieved Highest Honors. Achieved Dean’s List in all eligible semesters Member of Kappa Delta Pi and Pi Lambda Theta Honor Societies for Education Majors Member of Phi Alpha Theta, an International Honor Society in History Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Recipient of the Presidential Achievement Pin in 2005 Graduated from Merrimack High School with Honors; Cumulative GPA: 3.87 Recipient of the “Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award” in 2003 Recipient of the Social Studies Award in 2003
2007 - BS in Secondary of Education 2007 - BA in European History 2009 - MS in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction
I grew up in Southern New Hampshire playing softball, basketball, and doing theatre. I moved to Maine for six years for college, and have lived in France twice. I am a quilter, a reader, and a traveler.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, World Language, French, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Business, Economics , ESL / ELL / EFL, en Français, Asian Studies, Speech Therapy, African History