I have taught in two different counties for a consecutive 8 years.
I believe in structure for middle school students. 11-14 year olds need procedures and expectations to thrive when everything else in their lives are changing.
I am the Past President of Virginia Association of Teachers of English. in 2014, I won the Leadership Development for State Affiliates. I was one of 3 people in the nation to win this award in 2014.
I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Longwood University with a Bachelor of Arts.
I love cats, Disney, and all things nerdy.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling, Specialty, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Problem Solving, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, End of Year, Close Reading