I taught grammar, literature, writing, vocabulary, and spelling for 12 years, grades 9--12. In the spring of 2013, I retired from active teaching. Prior to 12 years of teaching experience, I also taught part time for two years.
My style ranges from traditional to non traditional, depending on the subject, level of students, and class chemistry.
As a college student, I was awarded the 1996, Joan Jacob Award for Excellence in Secondary Education. I graduated in 1996, Cum Laude, Cumulative GPA: 3.76/4.0. BS English GPA: 3.84/4.0 Journalism GPA: 3.75/4.0 Professional Organizations: (During college) Sigma Tau Delta (International Honor Society in Education) Golden Key National Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education) Kappa Psi (Alpha Sigma Lambda (Honor Society for Non-traditional studdents)
In 1971, I graduated from high school. I graduated from Indiana State University, 1996,158 credit hours earned. Continued education earning credits in classes at Indiana State University and Indiana Wesleyan University.
My husband and I are the proud parents of grown children and the proud grandparents of grandchildren.