I have taught preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade,Title 1 teacher for k-2, Title 2 Professional Development and Curriculum and 7& 8th grade English. I am currently teaching 2nd grade and focusing on Presenting PK-2 Professional Development at Conferences, Schools and Centers.
My teaching style could be described as hands-on small group facilitator. I like to use literacy and math stations, Debbie Diller style.
Innovation of the Year, MI Education Excellance award, MI Best Award all for my Family Night program.
Currently Working on my Ph.D, Degrees Earned: Education Leadership Specialist, MA Education, Specializing in Early Childhood Education, Bachelors in Elementary Education (PK-8th Grade) and Associate in Child Development.
I am happily married with four AMAZING kids. My two Sons serve in the US Navy, my step Daughter is in the Medical Administration field in the big city.and we have a young daughter at home.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Applied Math, Basic Operations, Numbers, Order of Operations, Social Studies - History, Civics, Special Education, Education, Marketing, Math Test Prep, Literature, Classroom Management, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Autumn, Winter, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, Summer, Handwriting, Early Intervention, Phonics