I am a graduate of Oregon State University. I received my Master of Arts in English (Literature and Culture) with a focus on 20th Century American Literature. I received my Master of Education from the University of Sioux Falls. Additionally, I earned a double major (English and Theatre) from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Throughout these varying programs, I have sought opportunities to tutor students. From one-on-one mentoring of middle school sltudents, to small classroom work at the Refugee and Immigration Center, I have experience working with students of varying backgrounds and goals. Additionally, I have earned certification in English and Theatre subjects for grades 7-12. Currently, I teach middle and high school drama as well as 9th grade English. I am most passionate about the humanities; however, I tutor in a broad range of subjects. Along my educational path, various people tutored and mentored me in order to push my academic performance. I aim to assist you achieve your desired goals.
In my spare time, I enjoy reading, writing, hiking, sports, fitness, and daily adventures.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Augustana University - Bachelors, English; Theatre
Graduate Degree: Oregon State University - Masters, Literature and Culture
Creative writing; improvisational acting; music; Crossfit; Hiking; Camping.
College Application Essays
College Level American Literature
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Writing
Middle School Writing
What is your teaching philosophy?
Each day is an opportunity to deepen and strengthen knowledge of ourselves or the content. Learning is a lifelong endeavor which none of us complete.