Passionate Secondary School Teacher with expertise in both social studies and language arts curriculum development, classroom management and relationship building.
Strong communicator both verbal and written
Extensive travel both nationally and internationally
Expertise with numerous grading software programs
Enthusiastic life long learner
Background in accounting
Well-versed in Microsoft Office
Sponsored GSA (Gay Straight Association).
Co-sponsored all girl poetry club.
Assistant Coach for cheer leading.
Social Studies Department Chairperson.
Teacher August 2014 to CurrentJohn Ehret High School - Marrero, LAI teach freshman world geography as well as senior world history classes.
Teacher August 2013 to June 2014Acclaim Charter Military Academy - Kissimmee, FLI taught freshman world geography, took minutes at all staff meetings. and sponsored the Glee Club.
Teacher August 2012 to June 2013Drop Back In Academy - Lakeland, FLI worked with students to help them recover credit for high school classes in an alternative setting.
Teacher August 2009 to June 2012Polk County Public Schools - Lakeland, FLI taught 8th grade language arts at Dundee Ridge Middle School during which time I worked with students to help them do well on their FCAT writing and reading tests. I also taught 6th, 7th and 8th grade social studies classes at Sleepy Ridge Middle School.
Teacher August 2004 to June 2008Kentlake High School - Covington, WAI taught sophomore, junior and senior language arts.
Teacher August 2002 to June 2003Nelsen Middle School - Renton, WAI taught 7th grade honors language arts and social studies as well as one regular social studies class.
Teacher August 2000 to June 2002Cleveland High School - Seattle , WAI taught Freshman language arts and social studies as well as both junior and senior social studies.
Master of Education : Education, 1999Western Washington University - Bellingham, WA, United States
Master of Arts : Anthropology, 1994Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ, United StatesI earned my MA in Applied Cultural Anthropology as well as my certification to teach at the community college level.
Bachelor of Arts : Political Science, 1990University of Georgia - Athens, GA, United StatesI earned a BA with a double major of Political Science and Latin American Studies.