"Working passionately and compassionately to increase
student achievement since 1988"
* Formal Degrees:
Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies from Wheaton College
Masters in Language and Literacy from National Louis University
Masters + 60 Credits in Education and English courses
*Additional Training in:
CRISS reading strategies
Understanding by Design
RTI intervention strategies
Secondary reading strategies
Formatives as a learning tool
Cyclical learning with redo options
Professional Learning Community Member
Mark Barnes and grading reform strategies
Process writing workshops
Kagan cooperative learning strategies
When I am not teaching, I am enjoying time with my husband, a graphic designer;
my daughter and fellow teacher, a Loyola University alumni;
and my son, a computer software developer and Notre Dame graduate.
I also enjoy reading, walking, visiting family in Wisconsin, and caring for our doxie Taz.