I've been teaching 12 years. I previously taught 1st grade for 8 years and loved helping students build the foundation to be successful readers. Now I'm working as a reading specialist providing interventions to students in grades K-5 through RTI as well as helping support teachers with classroom instruction.
Learning should be fun! I strive to find ways to make learning engaging for students. Since I work primarily with students who are reading below grade level, it is important to find ways to help them develop the necessary strategies to find success and build confidence.
I'm a National Board Certified Teacher
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education; Master's Degree in Curriculum & Instruction with a focus on Literacy Education
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Phonics