28 years in public schools. 27 years T/C with Writing Project. 12 years as AP reader, last 3 as Table Leader. 17 years as AP ELA teacher. 11 years as teacher of at-risk students. NBCT (renewed). NBPTS Candidate Support Person for 8 years. Taught for three years as university adjunct instructor- Social Studies Methodology for Primary Grades.
Pragmatic, based on sound foundations. Content knowledge is key.
STAR teacher. Board certified teacher. Winner of 1995 Eudora Welty Film and Fiction Award in Poetry. Fellowship to Bread Loaf School of English in 1994, 1995, and 1996.
BS in History with minor in English. MA in English with emphasis in writing.
Currently teaching AP English Literature and Composition and AP English Language and Composition.