Degrees and Certifications:
I was fortunate to attend college in Wisconsin at Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin. I earned a Bachelor's degree in Education there with a minor in Early Childhood education. Later, I atttended Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and earned a Masters' Degree in Literacy and Language (Reading Specialist). In Wisconsin I taught 1st and 2nd grade in a looping classroom for eight years. I enjoyed keeping my students and families for two full years of learning. For two years I coached teachers in Literacy practices and completed reading and math interventions for struggling students. In 2014 I decided to return home to Lake Orion to be closer to family. I was thankful to secure a great job in Birmingham as a Reading Specialist at Berkshire and Quarton. This year I have enjoyed working with reading students at Quarton and Bingham Farms.