5 years as a Title I Reading Intervention Specialist, 11 years as a special education teacher (5 years in mild/moderate and 6 years in moderate/intensive), hold Ohio teaching licenses in Early Childhood Education (PreK-3), and as an Intervention Specialist (K-12). Also have a K-12 Reading Endorsement as well as a Masters and endorsement in Educational Technology. Also hold a certificate as a "behavior specialist." Created a "makerspace" in K-3 building that provides STEM activities for all grade levels
2005 Cleveland Cavaliers' Head of the Class teacher 2008 SST3/ESC Outstanding Educator 2010 Cleveland Plain Dealer Crystal Apple recipient 2016 Highland Drive "Friend of PSO"
BA from Heidelberg College (2003) MA from Baldwin Wallace College (2008) Behavior Intervention Specialist certificate from Kent State U (2014)
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English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Science, Basic Principles, Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Music, Physical Education, Special Education, Other, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Literature, Economics , Character Education, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Cooking, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Spring, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Engineering, Phonics