I have been a teacher for 27 years having taught business classes at the high school level, Title I reading at the elementary level, and currently ELA at the 9-10th grade level. I am also a humane education representative for a local animal shelter where I have developed a literacy-based humane education program that serves 3 counties, 36 schools, and 85 classrooms and approx 1700 students. Our program is titled Read! Write! Rescue! check it out at WWW.PETJOURNEYPRESS.COM
Use real-world events and current non-fiction topics to springboard discussions, critical thinking, and writing. (See Kelly Gallagher)
1987 graduate of Illinois State University with a B.S. in Business Education. Master's degree in 1997 from Rockford University in Reading Education.
Animal Lover - hoping to make a difference by planting the seeds of kindness toward animals through literature and ELA material.