10 years classroom experience
2010 Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence
B.A. in English from the University of Virginia Master in Education from the University of Virginia
I am currently an independent contractor, writing both original passages and test questions used in year-end summative assessments in various states. I also have a second career as a professional songwriter. I wrote Country Music Song of the Year for the Statlers in 1990 and Bluegrass Song of the Year for Dailey and Vincent in 2009.