I graduated from Western Michigan University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Journalism. I went back to school to earn my teaching certification and my Masters in English. After earning my first masters, I went back to school and earned my Masters in Educational Administration. In 2009, I received my NBCT (National Board Certification) after completing 2 years of work. Earning the national board certification is a great achievement where there are only 6 in my district who earned it and approx. 3,000 in the state of Illinois.
I'm a highly qualified teacher that has been teaching in a public high school for 11 years. I've taught students with IEP's, college ready students, and students who were below grade level.
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