Biography

Earned and Honorary Degrees

MA, Education-Reading, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Teaching Certification, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
MPA, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
BA, English Literature, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Background

My education and work experience include over fifteen years in non-profit program management and over fifteen years as an educator. Prior to moving to Wisconsin in 2008, I taught developmental reading and English in a community college in North Carolina. I've also taught at the high school level, administered teen parenting programs, services for homeless families, and worked with seniors. At twenty-one, I served two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.

Research

My master's thesis focused on the use of a book club model with adult students in developmental reading courses.

Why Northland?

I believe in Northland's environmental focus and overall mission.

Courses

English 110

Personal Interests

Dragon boat racing, cross country skiing, kayaking, hiking and walking with Maybelle the Dog, reading, and spending precious time with people I love.