Anoka-Hennepin School District #11. Teacher. 1975 – June 2013. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Adjunct Professor. 1995 - 1997 (Children’s and Adolescent Literature - Master of Education Program)
Student-centered, multiple learning styles and intelligences. Hands-on, minds-on.
1990 - THE Ashland Oil GOLDEN APPLE Achiever Award. 1991 - THE Ashland Oil GOLDEN APPLE Achiever Award. 1992 - AC Chamber of Commerce EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION. 2005 - Education Minnesota Human Rights Award. 2007 - TOP (Teacher Outstanding Performance) Award.
1972 - Bachelor of Science in English from the University of Minnesota--Twin Cities. 1979 - Master of Arts in English Education from the University of Minnesota--Twin Cities. 1980 - An eclectic mix of classes from a variety of institutions -- 60 credits.
Retired after 39 years of teaching experience, author of Get Into the Act!, Bring Books to Life!, founder of Quality Curriculum - an educational press. Child labor activist for two decades, one of 30 initial attendees to first-ever Child Labor Conference at the University of Iowa. Mother of two.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Specialty, Math, Science, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Drama, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry, Informational Text