Highly engaged High School Science Teacher with proven talents in Chemistry, Biology, D.I., PBIS and student engagement. Excellent in utilizing scientific concepts to create project based, student-centered learning experiences. Motivational and caring with special expertise in NGSS, PBIS, ACE's and differentiated instruction. Offering 18 years of experience and a dedication to helping students achieve academic success with diverse educational needs. Driven to remain a life long learner by participating in ongoing professional development coursework. Currently seeking National Board Certification.
I graduated cum laude from St. Xavier University. Each Summer, I complete 2 professional development courses to remain current on strategies and methodologies in education and I am a trainer in the following programs: D.I., R.T.I., P.B.I.S. (Building coach for 8 years), N.G.S.S., and A.C.E.'s. I also continue my professional development throughout each school year. Specifically for this year I earned certificates in: Redefining STEM, Interdisciplinary Learning: Making Connections, Redefining Student Engagement, Bringing Students Back to Center. I am a strong believer in lifelong learning.
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