1998-1999 Special Education Teacher of Students with Behavioral Needs, Massasoit School, Braintree, MA 1999-current Teacher of Students with Learning, Communicative, and Physical Needs at Cotting School, Lexington, MA 2005-present: Mentor Teacher 2010-present: Member of Instructional Leadership Team 2011-present: Member of Admissions Team
* meets students where currently performing with aim of improvement in all areas * individualized, small group, or large group instruction as needed by each group of students * use of technology to increase independent access to curriculum * classroom activities designed in hopes of increasing independence and self-advocacy of students * collaborative style with classroom assistants, fellow teachers, speech-language therapists, reading and math tutors, and occupational therapists
2008-2009: Nominated for MAAPS (Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools) Excellence in Teaching
Master's of Education, Lesley University '99 Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Michigan '93
Have developed own curriculum materials for reading, science, and history for high school students with disabilities.