Gilbert High School, Ames, Iowa; Ankeny Community High School, Ankeny, Iowa; Southeast Polk Community High School, Altoona, Iowa; Des Moines Area Community College, West Des Moines, Iowa
Creative, passionate, interactive, inclusive, genuine
NEH seminar recipient: 2015 Published in THE ENGLISH JOURNAL; Teaching Poetry and the Common Core instructor, Heartland AEA; Advanced Placement Literature and Composition reader Presentation at ICTE
Master's Degree in Literature, Iowa State University; Bachelor's Degree in English Education, Northwestern College
I have a wonderful family and two cats; and I love writing poetry and gardening (flowers only).