Ten + years teaching middle school English/Reading/Language Arts/Reading Support in a variety of settings across multiple states.
Relaxed, Fun, Researched, Standards Driven, Collaborative, Reading intensive
2015 District Teacher of the Year Award Winer Recipient of (PMSA) Pennsylvania Middle School Association Outstanding Student Teacher Award Nominated for YMCA Teacher of the Year Award Multiple in school colleague nominations for Teacher of the Year
Masters of Education in Literacy; K-12 (Reading Specialist/ Literacy Coach) 4.0 GPA; Summa Cum Laude Honors Member of Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society Program highlights the foundations of reading theory, philosophy, informal and diagnostic assessment, and strategy instruction to aid in K-12 literacy development. B.S., Secondary Education; English Graduated with Cum Laude Honors. President of the N.C.T.E. (National Council of the Teachers of English) student affiliate Member of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society.
In addition to a strong commitment to teaching reading, I also coach track & field, advise Student Council and other extra curricular activities. My husband (also a teacher) and I live with our two dogs in northern NJ.