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
Q & A
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.