2005-Current: 8th grade science teacher and team leader, Southport Middle School, Indianapolis, IN (an A SCHOOL!) 2003-2005: Middle school science teacher, Sycamore School for Academically Gifted and Talented Children, Indianapolis, IN
Expert, formal authority, and facilitator. It's a collaborative effort in my classroom. I give information in a traditional style, kids ask questions, they research them, synthesize information, and present it to one another!
Discovery Educator Network educator, SIOP certified educator, Four-time DonorsChoose.org grant recipient, Two-time McDonald's MAC Grant recipient, Perry Township Education Foundation grant recipient, Eli Lilly grant recipient
2010-2012: M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Indianapolis 2005-2006: Endorsement, Middle School Science, Indiana University 1997-2002: B.S. Elementary Education
Musician - vocalist and low brass, vegetarian, hockey player, Member of HASTI Science Educators Association, Member of National Science Teachers Association, Member of National Education Association, TAP trained - can assist with aligning lessons to the TAP rubric