Seasoned Health and Physical Education Teacher with 17 years as an accomplished educator who cares deeply about student success. Creative lesson planner who excels at motivating and inspiring students to be healthy and productive citizens.
In-depth knowledge of Georgia state standards
In-depth knowledge of Brightspace/D2L online learning platform.
Adobe Connect skills for online sessions and meetings
Georgia K-12 Teaching Certificate in Health and Physical Education (T-5)
Instructional best practices
Skilled in Google Drive/apps such as forms, Glogster, Padlet, Prezi, Powerpoint, Excel.
Department Chair, 08/2012
to Current Gwinnett Online Campus – 713 Hi Hope Road Lawrenceville,
Selected by colleagues as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year.
Teacher - Personal Fitness, Health, Advanced Fitness, Body Sculpting and Recreation Games. Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Developer - Developed all 3 elective courses from scratch and redeveloped Personal Fitness and Health course to better meet technological advances in education - organization of 12 teachers for our 4-12 full-time program and supplemental program.
Lead development of all courses, programs to track fitness, and after-school intramurals/running program.
Health and Personal Fitness Summer Teacher, 08/2005
to 07/2012 Gwinnett Online Campus
contact of all students/parents at the beginning of the summer, gradebook management of 100-300 students, heart rate monitor troubleshooting, healthyschools website management and grading, collaborate online sessions, fitness testing.
Health/PE Teacher, Department Chair, and Head Coach, 08/2000
to 07/2012 Grayson High School – 50 Hope Hollow Road Loganville,
Teacher in the following subjects: Introduction to Lifetime
Fitness, Introduction to Health, Team Sports, Aerobics, Weight
Training, Body Sculpting and Sports Medicine
Developed Body Sculpting Course (2006)
Curriculum development and organization of 6-10 teachers
Head Women's Track and Field Coach (2000-2003, 2005-2012)
-2003 8-AAA Region Champions, 6th in State
-2007 8-AAAAA Region Runner-up, 8th in State
-2010 5th in State with an individual state champion
Head Softball Coach (2000-2003)
-2002 & 2003 AAA State Champions
Assistant Varsity and Head JV Girls' Basketball Coach (2002-2003), 9th grade Assistant Boys' Basketball Coach (2001)
M.Ed: Health and Physical Education,
1999 University of Georgia - Athens,
GA Health and Physical Education
B.S: Sports Medicine,
1997 St. Andrews University - Laurinburg,
NC Sports Medicine Magna Cum Laude and Honors Graduate 4 year basketball scholarship recipient, 2 year Cross Country runner, and 2 year Softball Player
1999-Present GA Teacher Certified Health and PE K-12 (level T-5)