Spanish teacher for 13 years in high school and in exploratory courses at elementary and middle school. Also have been a high school principal and curriculum/assessment director at district office.
Hands on, inquisitive and immersive in the language. I believe that the use of the target language in the classroom is paramount, encouraging connections to culture and learnings in other content areas.
Milken National Educator Award, 2005 High School Teacher of the Year, 2006 National Board Certified Teacher in World Languages Other than English, 2005 Multiple Others
BA - Visual Communication BA - Spanish BA - Education Journalism and Spanish MA - Curriculum and Instruction, Emphasis on Educational Technology Ed.Specialist - Educational Administration PhD. - Educational Leadership (Expected May, 2014)
Very proud to be an educator and to work with colleagues in my district and throughout Idaho to improve pedagogical and technological skills in all subject areas.