B.A. in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University. M. A. in Reading Education from Concordia University. Dual Illinois certification in Elementary Education with endorsements in science, social science, art, and middle school; and Special Teaching with a Reading Specialist endorsement.
EXPERIENCE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Taught fifth through eighth grade at St. Priscilla School for 6 year and at St. Edmund Parish School in Oak Park for four years, and sixth grade at Hauser Middle School in Riverside with a concentration in science at each school. Sponsored science fairs at St. Priscilla and St. Edmund, and served as Science Curriculum coordinator at St. Priscilla. Member of International Reading Association and National Science Teachers Association.