Energetic, innovative educator genuinely interested in the success of young people. Passionate about the whole learner and all aspects of the educational experience.
Knowledge of Proficiency Based Education
Rubric Design and Use
Knowledge of Common Core Standards
Individual and Customized Education Plans
Best Education Practices
09/1998 to Current
Mathematics and Science TeacherRSU 67 Mattanawcook Jr. High – Lincoln, ME Experience includes grade 6 math and science teacher on a 2 person team, grade 7 and 8 general math teacher, algebra 1 and geometry teacher. Extracurricular activities include: math team coach, softball coach, cross country and track coach, advisor to various clubs. Leadership roles include: grade level team leader, math department head, member of the Drop-Out Prevention and Transition teams, PBL leader, Grade 8 BARR team coordinator.
09/1997 to 06/1998
Science TeacherRSU 67 Mattanawcook Academy – Lincoln, ME Taught earth science, general science and introductory physics classes.
08/1993 to 06/1997
Grade 8 and Grade 6 TeacherRSU 71 Troy A. Howard Middle School – Belfast, ME Position included two years teaching eighth grade mathematics as a member of a four person team; two years teaching mathematics, science and language arts as a member of a four person team. Extracurricular activities include: intramural activities coordinator, math club coach, science fair coordinator, leadership council, attendance at various workshops and seminars.
09/1992 to 06/1993
6th, 7th and 8th Grade Life Science TeacherMSAD 67 Mattanawcook Jr. High – Lincoln, ME Taught two heterogeneously grouped classes at each grade level in a spiraling science curriculum whereby learners took classes in physical, earth and life science on a rotating trimester schedule. Extracurricular activities include: science fair co-organizer.
08/1990 to 08/1992
Grade 8 Mathematics and Reading TeacherMSAD 11 Gardiner Regional Middle School – Gardiner, ME Grade 8 mathematics and reading teacher on a middle school academic team. Taught three heterogeneously grouped on-level math classes, one advanced algebra class and 1 reading class. Extracurricular activities included: coach of softball and math teams
Bachelor of Science: Secondary Mathematics Education University of Maine - Farmington, Maine
Coursework in Mathematics and Education
Minor in Chemistry
High School Diploma: Mattanawcook Academy - Lincoln, Maine
State of Maine
General Education (K - 8)
Secondary Mathematics Education (7 - 12)
Highly Qualified in Mathematics and Physical Science