15 years in journalism, 3 years in the classroom
I design projects grounded in the writing process that are created to deeply and meaningfully engage students by allowing them to craft works for an authentic audience.
Denver School of Science and Technology 2014-2015 Rookie of the Year
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, Master of Professional Studies, University of Denver, Licensure Program, University of Colorado-Denver
Multiple national and state award-winning news reporter turned 7th-grade writing teacher. A crisis of faith in the news industry and increasing desire to truly serve my community led me to my classroom.