Montessori teacher four years,grades 3-6 Certified CI, EI teacher. Adult education instructor for nine years: ABE, ESL, Communications, Psychology, History, Life Skills, GED and Science. Homeschooled four children from grades pre-K to tenth grade. Taught large collaborative homeschool classes: creative writing, history, drama Substitute teacher all ages and grades Pre-K through 12. Directed four plays for students.
inclusive, exploratory, cross-curricular lessons, multisensory projects, hands-on learning, student-directed, use group problem-solving, hold students accountable for their own choices,not those of others
ADA committee member, Phi Kappa Phi member, CEC member, graduated Magna Cum Laude, sought out after graduation by director of special education, for employment in local school district, liked by students of all ages (many kids say to me, 'you are our favorite sub'.
graduated Associates degree 1984 from Muskegon Community College. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Grand Valley State University, 1986 BS- Psychology/special education with elementary education minor and teaching certificate with endorsements in CI and EI. Finished 18 credits past graduation 1986. Renewed certificate twice, earning 18 more credits and achieved professional certificate in 2007. Have earned 174 college credits;highly qualified: Language Arts, Psychology, Social Studies
married 25 years, four children, homeschooled for ten years, online writer, blogger 8 years. I've been a Top 100 contributor a Yahoo! Contributor Network since 2008. Won Content of the Year 2013. Helium education author. Administrator for 55 blogs.