I have taught high school and college for 28 years and love it! I live to create good experiences for my students, and to create works ordinary readers and history fans alike will find fascinating.
Multifaceted. I try "engage students where they live" by having them do things that will make their lives better. I seek out best practices.
* 200 score on Praxis * 100% tuition reimbursement scholarship to Truman University. * 100% tuition reimbursement + salary for being a T.A. at Marquette University. * City on a Hill St. Francis Volunteer Award 2014. * City on a Hill St. Francis Volunteer Award 2013. * Scholarship for Creativity.
* M.A. in Literature from Marquette University. * Praxis Score: 200 on a 100-200 scale. * G.R.E.s all between 700-800. * Triple major in math, literature, and writing from Loras College. * ACT of 33. * Second most important: I am addicted to reading, writing, podcasts, and learning from every source I can find. I have 100+ library books checked out. (The things I'll do for teens and myself....) * Most important: I've taught 3,000+ students from six continents, ages 14-62. I've loved this, and am on fire to keep giving back.
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English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), Business, History, Life Skills, Literature, Business, Character Education, Entrepreneurship, Basic Math, Short Stories