I have taught English and Journalism in grades 7-12 for over 20 years in five states.
I believe a teacher should be a facilitator. Some things never change in education and one of those things is "Never do something for a student he /she can and should do for him or herself."
Honors Writing Fellow, National Writing Project, College of William and Mary Golden Key International Honor Society Alpha Lambda Delta (scholastic honor society) Kappa Delta Pi (educational honor society) Pi Lambda Theta (graduate honor society) Ohio Performance Assessment Project participant, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, Ohio 2009, 2010 Who’s Who American High School Teachers Various academic and leadership scholarships including Kappa Mu summer scholarship,2009
2013—2014 Educational Leadership program The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Principal Licensure Course Sequence 2008-2010 Master of Arts in Education The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio Educational Foundations and Leadership Program-Instructional Technology concentration Fulfilled requirements for computer/technology license, grades K-12 Inducted into Pi Lambda Theta 1980-2007 Numerous graduate classes and workshops from various institutions, including The Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas; William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia; Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio; Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; and Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, Texas Received “A’s” in all graded classes Honed techniques in the teaching of writing Reviewed basic educational concepts Explored best practices in education Refined personal writing skills Corroborated with fellow educators, administrators and other professionals 1977-1980 Bachelor of Science in Education Miami University, Oxford, Ohio Communications Education with an English emphasis Comprehensive program encompassing Drama, Journalism, Speech, and Reading Internship at Fairfield High School, Fairfield , Ohio Field experiences at various junior and senior high schools Leadership positions in two campus organizations Military Ball Queen Spear-headed Toys for Tots program Volunteer teacher and musician at a local church
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