National Board Certified Teacher with 43 Years of Experience Subjects include: AP biology, honors biology, biology, biotechnology, genetics microbiology, and physical science.
Hands-on inquiry based.
National Biology Teachers Association Biotechnology Teacher of the Year, 2012 Outstanding Biology Teacher Award, State of Illinois, 2012 BSCS/NABT AP Biology Leadership Academy, 2012-2014 NOAA Teacher at Sea 2010 Earthwatch Fellowship, 2009 NSTA Science Award for Excellence in Inquiry Based Science Teaching, 2009 Toyota International Teachers Program to Galapagos Islands, 2007 Institute of Biotechnology, Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2007, 2008 Harriett Gifford Award for Excellence in Education 2006 Presidential Award 2005 Presidential Award State Finalist 2005 CDC Science Ambassador Program 2005 Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow 2003-2004 National Board Certified Teacher achieved 2003 State of Illinois, Outstanding Biology Teacher Award Finalist 2001, 2002, and 2003 Woodrow Wilson National Leadership Fellow 1999 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 1997, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Northern Illinois University 1969 BS Ed Comprehensive Biology Major National Louis University 1975 M. Ed Psychology of Education Loyola University 1982 MSW School Clinician Currently working on a M.A. in Zoology, Major; Conservation University of Miami at Oxford. (Dragonfly Program)
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