I am a certified teacher, grades 6-12, in English, Spanish, Bilingual Education, and English as a Second Language. I have education experience ranging from preschool all the way to college. I have worked with students with learning disabilities and students on the autism spectrum. I have taught in public schools, private schools, inner cities, and rural areas. My most recent experience is tutoring in middle school with at-risk students in reading and math.
I earned my Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts from Schoolcraft College in 1990. I graduated from Central Michigan University with my Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in 1993. I also have coursework toward two Masters in Education degrees. The first one is in Education Supervision from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas; the second is in Special Education, with a concentration in learning disabilities at Ferris State University. I also have taken classes in the reading specialist Master's program.
I believe that with the proper support, tools, and encouragement, all students can learn and flourish. If a student is struggling with a subject, I find ways to take his/her strengths to help him/her overcome his/her struggles.
Learning is a life long journey, and I love to help students become their best.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Central Michigan University - Bachelor of Education, English
I like to crochet, read, sing, listen to music, and attend live theatre performances. My favorite genre is musicals. I also love to travel, spend time with my family, and consume lots of coffee.
CLEP American Literature
CLEP College Composition
CLEP English Literature
CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology
College Application Essays
College Level American Literature
Elementary School English
Elementary School Math
Elementary School Reading
Elementary School Writing
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Writing
K-11th Grade Standardized Tests Prep
Middle School English
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Science
Middle School Writing
Study Skills and Organization