Between student teaching and teaching I've taught every grade from 1st through 8th in the last decade. I've taught in high poverty districts, Gifted and Talented Magnet programs, elementary schools, and middle schools.
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National Science Teacher Association Presenter for Robotics 2011, NCCE Presenter on Using Technology with Gifted Education and on Differentiated Instruction with Technology, SMART Exemplary Educator Award 2007, Innovations in Math and Science 2006, Saxton Bradley Technololgy Grant recepient of SMART Board, CPS clickers, and Airliner 2006, Above and Beyond Award recipient 2004-07, OEA Promising Practices Grant recipient in 2004, Wal-Mart Education Grant recipient in 2002 & 2003, Presidential Recognition Award as the Outstanding Senior in Elementary Education, University Valedictorian, Presidential Scholar, University of Montana Commencement Speaker, Templeton Fellow
University of Montana Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education University of Missouri-Columbia Master's Degree in Gifted Education
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