40 years teaching experience: 2yrs. in 2nd grade; 38 yrs. in 7-8 ELA, 9-12 English, High School Creative Writing, H.S. Speech, 5-6 S.S., etc.
Interactive, hands-on, collaborative, creative, showing relevance to everyday world, etc.
Oklahoma Education Association Member-40 yrs.,18 years chairman of Beaver Education Support Team (B.E.S.T.), helped initiate Oklahoma H.B. 2263 (2016) to help teacher's relatives w/special needs.
Northeastern State University, Oklahoma State University (B.S. in Elementary Ed), Northwestern Oklahoma State University (Eng); Kansas State University (M.S. in Education)
I loved teaching elementary, junior high, and high school students! Junior high students were my main emphasis and, boy, were they creative and kept me on my toes!