I am a certified Special Education teacher with a master's degree in Special Education, and Elementary Education. I also have certifications in Elementary Education and Art (PreK-12). I have been teaching for 12 years with all grade levels from PreK through GED college prep. I am newly certified as a Special Education teacher who works with children that have disabilities and loving it!
As an artist and a teacher, I like to use a bit of creativity in my teaching. Learning should be F-U-N!!!
Council for Exceptional Education, member (September 2011-present) Muddy Soul Pottery Studio, Artist (2005-present) Tompkins Learning Partners, Tutor Liason (2009-2010) MacCormick Garden to Market Program Instructor (2008-2010) Office of Children and Family Services 2008 Team of the Month Award (2008) Outdoor Education Instructor, grade 5 (2000-2001) Title I After School Academy Instructor/Tutor, grade 3 (2000-2001)
I earned a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University in Clothing and Textiles/Entrepreneurship, a master's degree in Special Education and a master's degree in Elementary Education. In addition, I have teaching certifications in three areas: Special Education, Elementary Education, and Art.
In addition to being a teacher, I enjoy working on pottery and have a studio in my own home. I look forward to helping you make a difference in the lives of your students!
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Other (Arts), Special Education, Art, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, General Science, Short Stories, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Autumn, Halloween, Spring, Occupational Therapy