Flinthills High School English & German Teacher (2004-2008), Rosalia, Kan. Butler Community College Kids College Instructor (2006-2008), El Dorado, Kan. Sedgwick High School Language Arts & German Teacher (2008-present), Sedgwick, Kan.
Engaging, dynamic, and fun classroom! High school students learn by writing, poetry, reading, discussion, partner collaboration, dramatization and body movement, drawing and artwork, poster presentations, comic projects, and much more!
German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award 2011 (nationally recognized at the American Association of Teachers of German conference in Denver, Colo., Nov., 2011); Sedgwick High School Teacher of the Year Award 2012
Bachelor of Arts in German and English (Secondary Education), Bethel College, North Newton, Kan., 2002; PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Curriculum Development of ePals Culture Unit, Pacific University, Stockton, Cal., 2008; Kansas Writing Assessment & 6-Trait Writing Training & Implementation, Friends University, Wichita, Kan., 2008; German II Culture & Technology Unit Design & Implementation, Intel Teach to the Future, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kan., 2007; Total Physical Response Storytelling Workshop, Kansas City, Kan., 2007;
Member of the American Association of Teachers of German