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Dedicated Educator with extensive experience in teaching Mathematics at levels ranging from remediation to advanced. Speaker, author, and organizer within the field of Education, and beyond.

  • Relationship Building
  • Clear Communication
  • Speech Writing
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Differentiated Learning Techniques
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Instructional Materials Creation
  • Student Motivation and Engagement
  • Curriculum Development
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Online Teaching
  • Lesson Planning
  • Flexible and Adaptive
  • Course Material Development
  • Special Needs Students
  • Clear Public Speaking Skills
  • Idea Brainstorming
  • Data Analysis
  • Research and Interviews
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
Education and Training
Nova Southeastern University Davie, FL Expected in 08/2015 Education Specialist (Ed. S) : Brain Based Learning - GPA :
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona, MN Expected in 05/2006 Master of Arts : Teaching And Learning - GPA :
Bemidji State University Bemidji, MN Expected in 05/2004 Bachelor of Science : Mathematics Education - GPA :
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Minneapolis, MN Expected in 07/2002 Associate of Arts : General Studies - GPA :
Merrimack School District Sau26 - Author
Merrimack, NH, 08/2016 - Current
  • Author of Be Strong and Brave, a memoir about my son who faced a rare brain cancer at age 5, and the journey of getting a never used before, life-saving drug from Pfizer to save him.
  • Guest Author for Caring Bridge, a non profit organization allowing people facing medical conditions to communicate with family and friends.
  • Used strong grammar and research skills to craft well-written, mistake-free copy.
  • Adjusted tone and content to reach wide range of audiences.
  • Researched and wrote informative and accurate articles for various publications including Caring Bridge, Children's MN, and ISPE Magazine.
Freelance - Public Speaker/Activist
City, STATE, 11/2015 - Current
  • Guest Speaker at various conferences and meetings across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
  • Keynote Speaker at the 2016 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. September 2016.
  • Designed and delivered presentations to educate, inform and motivate audiences.
  • Delivered speeches to groups of people in various venues addressing Compassionate Use and Patient access.
  • Incorporated variety of techniques including stories and inspirational messages into presentations to entertain attendees.
  • Contributed content to books, podcasts and blogs to spread message when not speaking in person.
  • Liaised with company leadership to discuss speech topics.
  • Articulated ideas clearly to engage listeners at lectures or seminars.
  • Spoke about personal life experiences to inspire, motivate and benefit listeners.
Freelancers Union - Philanthropist
City, STATE, 10/2013 - Current
  • Partnered with Children's Hospital of MN to fundraise for an innovative medical device, raising $400,000 with the campaign.
  • Partnered with Caring Bridge to raise funds for their "How We Heal" campaign.
  • Endowment Fund coordinator and fundraiser for Children's MN "Heroes for Hope" which will fund patient individualized treatment and cancer research.
  • Liaised with business and community members to increase awareness of fundraising programs and causes.
  • Produced materials to highlight program offerings and reach new donors.
  • Coordinated large-scale events to engage with donors and provide presentations regarding fundraising initiatives.
  • Innovated new approaches to engage donors and increase funding.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new opportunities.
Anoka Hennepin ISD 11 - Mathematics Teacher
City, STATE, 09/2007 - Current
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Aligned classroom instructional strategies with district, state and national requirements.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities exploring concepts.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Conferred with specialists to support needs of students with individualized educational plans.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for students.
  • Customized instructional plans to meet needs of different students.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Taught various kinds of math at standard, remedial and advanced levels.
  • Instructed students and supported understanding of math concepts.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Prepared and maintained all administrative reports and documentation.
  • Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
  • Integrated Brain Based Teaching in the classroom to motivate, engage, and include students with a variety of backgrounds and Math abilities.
  • Developed curriculum for Algebra 1 for the largest school district of Minnesota.
  • Led Professional Development at the building and district level in the largest school district of Minnesota.
  • Participated in review of curriculum and integration of pilot curriculums for Mathematics at the middle school level.
  • Participated in the cycle of continuous improvement through the Quality Compensation Program for teachers.

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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
  • Bemidji State University
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Author
  • Public Speaker/Activist
  • Philanthropist
  • Mathematics Teacher


  • Education Specialist (Ed. S)
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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