Trained in French and an educator for well over 30 years, instructing all ages from the middle school through university, talented in the combination of language and technology, director of a language lab, coordinator for over ten years of a student exchange between an American high school and a counterpart in France, instructor of language methodology at Northwestern University, morphed into a pedagogical support specialist for a company serving all educational groups in language hardware, software and the like, in retirement has returned to education as a tutor and community college instructor.
Eclectic and using student based programs that reach and appeal to different learning styles.
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2001 Nominated for Golden Apple Award, 2000 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 1999 Ohio University, graduated summa cum laude, 1973 Phi Beta Kappa, 1973 Phi Kappa Phi, 1973 Phi Sigma Iota, 1972
National-Louis University; Evanston, IL 1998 Type 75 Administrative Certification University of Illinois; Urbana-Champaign, IL 1987 CALLIOPE SEMINAR, Computer Assisted Language Instruction Ohio University; Athens, OH 1973-75 MA in French Literature Ohio University; Athens, OH 1969-73 AB in French, minor in Spanish (Junior year abroad in Tours, France: 1971-1972 at the Institut de Touraine)
French language (fluent) and literature, pedagogy, technology, presentations, writing, editing, organization of all kinds, travel, photography, calligraphy