I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in April 2001.
I worked as a Therapeutic Staff Support from June 2001 until May 2002, then as a Resource Coordinator at Holy Spirit Hospital from June 2002 until August 2006. From August 2001 until August 2006 I earned my Master's Degree in Psychology from Millersville University.
I completed an internship at Derry Township School District under the supervision of Dr. David Lillenstein, and in June 2007, I earned my educational specialist certification in School Psychology.
I obtained a position with the Hamburg Area School District as a School Psychologist in June 2007, working with a variety of students with and without special education needs, from pre-kindergarten to seniors in high school.