I have two years of experience teaching on the community college and university level (journalism and English - Rhetoric and Literature and Composition). I have four years experience teaching on the high school level and 1-1/2 years of experience teaching Adult Basic Education. Prior to that, I spent almost two decades as a newspaper reporter and columnist.
Traditional (group settings or traditional classroom)
Third Place newspaper award in column writing from the Houston Press Club when I worked for the Abilene Reporter-News in Abilene, Texas, in 2001
Master of Arts degree in Communication (Eastern New Mexico University, 2006) Alternative Education Teaching Licensure (Language Arts, 7-12); currently certified in New Mexico, Level 2 teacher until 2026 Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism, minor in Marketing (Eastern New Mexico University, 1989) 27 graduate hours in English
I write a weekly column on spirituality/religion for the Hobbs News-Sun