Current faculty of a local community college; 15+ years teaching, with clear Multiple Subject, clear Single Subject in English, and clear Reading Specialist Credentials, class room experience from Elementary through College Levels; Experience leading subject departments, coaching peers, organizing curriculum, and directing school-wide accreditation self-study teams; Non-teaching professional experience writing corporate training manuals and conducting research
Engaged; Inspired by the process of teaching and learning; and Innovating where there is opportunity to grow
Clifford Heinz Prize in Peace Studies
M.A. in Cross-Cultural Teaching; M.S. in Education: Reading
Active member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) and ILA (International Literacy Association).
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Order of Operations, Other (Math), Science, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, U.S. History, World History, World Language, French, Arts & Music, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, International Baccalaureate, Classroom Management, Character Education, Study Skills, Cooking, Criminal Justice - Law, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Mental Math, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Coaching, Close Reading