Possessing extensive experience working with students of poverty and trauma in urban, rural, and Native American populations, I am an educational professional with more than 20 years of combined service as a teacher, instructional coach, and school leader in a wide variety of educational settings – who is skilled in school management and administration, teacher and student instruction, strengths-based employee hiring and placement, collaborative team-building, innovative thinking, strategic planning, problem solving, multicultural communication, creating positive and safe learning environments, and modeling the highest standards of professional ethics.
Project-Based, CCSS, 21st Century, Experiential, Hands-On, Non-Traditional, Real-Life Connections, College/Career Readiness, Trauma-Informed, Positive, Silly, Flexible, Friendly, Patient
2017 Alaska Region II Principal of the Year
MA in Educational Leadership, MST in Teaching Secondary English, MA in Communication, BS in Communication
FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAININGS AND EDUCATION CONSULTING: https://thethirstybees.com CAREER CERTIFICATIONS • Alaska Type B Principal PreK-12 • New Mexico Level 3-B PreK-12 Administrative License • New Mexico Level 3-A Certification (English/Social Studies) • New York State School Building Leader Initial Certificate • New York State Permanent Certification in 7-12 English