Professional Background

Teaching Experience:

  • Currently teaching Kindergarten - 5th Grade, English as a Second Language (ESL), Easton Area School District

  • High School ESL Teacher, Easton Area School District

  • Adjunct Professor, Lehigh University
    English as a Second Language, Academic Writing and American Culture with Lehigh's Step Up Program

  • Technology Instructor, New Choices/New Options Program, Northampton Community College

  • Adjunct Professor, Northampton Community College
    Taught Education Courses with the Humanities and Social Sciences Department

  • Substitute Teacher, Phillipsburg School District

  • Volunteer Tutor, Green Street School, Phillipsburg Middle School

  • Master Teacher guiding graduate students, Lehigh University Summer Enrichment Program (Gifted and Talented), Summer 2003

  • Middle School Science Teacher (6th - 8th Grade)

  • Adult Literacy Volunteer, Duluth, Georgia

  • Volunteer Junior Achievement Instructor, Alpharetta, Georgia

  • Federal Migrant Program Teacher in Pennsylvania (Ages 6 to 16)

  • First Grade Teacher (Ages 6 to 11), West Virginia


Other Experiences:

  • Observed Billy Staples' classroom (nominated Disney Teach of the Year)

  • Flew out to Chicago to observe the famed educator and author, Marva Collins' school (Mrs. Collins was nominated by President Reagan for Federal Secretary of Education, but declined, preferring to teach on Chicago's South Side)

  • Observed multiple classrooms in Scotland, Georgia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey


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