• Education:

    High School:   Hamburg Area High School, 1995

    College:          Millersville University, BSEd. English, 1999
                           Cabrini College, MSEd., 2011  
                            Widener University, EdD Reading and Language Arts 
    Professional Experience:
    Hamburg Area School District: English Teacher (2007-present)
    Spring Grove School District: Communication Arts Teacher (2004-2007)* 
        *Team 2 Teacher of the year 2004/2005 and 2005/2006*
    Columbia Area School District: Language Arts Teacher (2001-2004)
    Solanco School District: English Teacher LTS (2000-2001)
    Orange-Ulster BOCES, NY: Technical Reading and Writing Teacher (1999-2000)
    Professional Memberships:
    National Education Association                                           ALAN (Assembly on Literature of Adolescents)
    National Council for Teachers of English                            KSRA (Keystone State Reading Association) 
    Pennsylvania State Education Association                           ILA (International Literacy Association)
    Pennsylvania Council for Teachers of Reading and Language Arts (PCTELA)
    DKG (Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher Honor Society)                  
    AUA National Reading Honor Society (Widener University ILA chapter)