23 years in education, 18 years as an early childhood teacher (Grades 1-2), 12 years as a college instructor (overlapping), and 3 years as an Instructional Designer (overlapping)
I believe in explicit, structured, systematic instruction that has been validated through scientifically-based research. Instruction with built-in scaffolds, clear explanations and demonstrations, with guided and independent practice. Engaging lessons in which ALL students can successfully participate and achieve!
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Post Graduate work in Educational Administration (32 hours) Master of Arts in Educational Foundations: Instructional Design Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
Married for 13 years with two young boys, ages 10 and 11.