I have been a teacher for 15 years with experience ranging from 5th grade all the way through college. I have taught all sorts of English and Communication courses. I have completed extensive training in Gifted and Talented areas as well as Pre-AP/AP strategies. I have been a Gifted and Talented Specialist for 5 years. I currently teach Gifted and Talented Language Arts to 7th and 8th grades.
I incorporate Best Practices from Gifted and Talented Strategies to Pre-AP/AP Collegeboard Strategies. My style is discussion and doing!
I have been honored as the Gifted and Talented Specialist in the same school district for 6 years. I have received grants from not only the Gifted and Talented Parents Association in the district, but also the Advanced Placement Booster Club. The AP Booster Club honored me with a grant to attend the Annual AP Conference at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida during the summer. I have also presented many professional development workshops concerning Gifted and Talented updates for the staff.
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and a Master's in Liberal Arts/English. I am certified as a teacher from grades 4 to 12 in Reading and Language Arts. I am also a certfied Gifted and Talented Specialist.
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