Middle School Social Studies Teacher, River Valley Middle School, Spring Green, WI (1 Year). High School Alternative Education Coordinator and Teacher, River Valley High School, Spring Green, WI (10 years). High School Social Studies Teacher, Richland Center, WI (2 years). High School Social Studies Teacher, Viroqua, WI (6 years).
Key components of my instruction and assessment include: -Differentiated Instruction -Infusion of Multiple Intelligence theory -Culturally relevant curriculum -Meaningful and engaging curriculum and assessments
Influential Teacher Award, River Valley High School, 2016** 2010 Winner "Top Classroom Blogs"** Yearbook Dedication, Richland Center High School, 2009** Influential Educator Award, Viroqua High School (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)**
*University of Wisconsin Milwaukee- Alternative Education, 2014-2015* *University of Wisconsin Platteville- Cross-Categorical Special Education, 2008-2011* *University of Wisconsin La Crosse- Master of Education, 1996-1998* *University of Wisconsin La Crosse- Bachelor of Science, History, Political Science, 1993-1996*
I live with my husband, two children, and dog in the beautiful driftless region of Southwest Wisconsin.
English Language Arts, Reading, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Drama, Career and Technical Education, Health, Public Health, Social Work, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Business, School Counseling, Psychology, Economics , Character Education, Family Consumer Sciences, Library Skills, Criminal Justice - Law, Short Stories, Writing, Oral Communication, Child Care, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, For All Subjects, Summer, Close Reading, Women's History Month, African History, Classroom Community