7th Grade English teacher, 10th Grade English teacher, 11th Grade AP English teacher, Curriculum Supervisor, Testing Coordinator, Academic Instructional Coach, High School English District Coach, Master Mentor Teacher, Lead Writer, and published author of various articles.
Direct instruction that is heavily student-centered with critical layered questioning, while modeling passion and scholarship, and creating opportunities for meaningful performance-based assessments. The larger meaning or purpose behind the learning always comes first, as life lessons that can pertain to anyone are at the heart of it. I strive to help create passionate, life-long learners who venture forth into life with a real purpose and drive to make a positive difference.
Drew University's 41st Annual Scholar of Shakespeare Award Recipient
Master of Arts in Teaching English at Drew University; Bachelor of Arts in English and Writing at Drew University
Cross country & track coach, sports journalist, distance runner, ice hockey player, tournament bass angler
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, Math, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Drama, ELA Test Prep, Literature, Professional Development, Character Education, Writing, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Informational Text, For Administrators, Coaching, Close Reading