Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Science in Elem. Edu. Masters in Educational Leadership Middle School Endorsement in Basic Biology LBS1 Special Education Cert.
I graduated summa cum laude from Aurora University, Aurora, Ill., with a major in elementary education and minor in biology. I have education endorsements in the biological and environmental sciences. In 2006, I also received a master’s degree in educational leadership from Aurora University. I just completed my LBS1 special eduaction certification from the University of St. Francis in the Spring of 2017.
I have been with Plank Junior High School since it opened in 2005 and this is my 17th year teaching in District 308. Prior to teaching at Plank, I taught fifth grade at Fox Chase Elementary. This is also my fifth year as the 8th grade Lady Pirates Volleyball team coach!