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Montclair State University (English)
MARYGROVE COLLEGE (Master's)
St. Paul's university (Graduate Coursework)
Retiring after 39 years as a successful high school English teacher, I would like to use my knowledge and expertise to continue to guide students. Whether students are struggling with basic literacy skills, writing a college application essay, or facing the challenges of standardized testing, I have the experience to help them meet success.
In my tenure in education, I have taught every type of student-- honors, at-risk, classified, and ESL. I especially enjoy working with students to improve basis skills/scores, whether GED or SAT, and helping student with application essays. In addition to college essays, I've also worked with law school and medical school applicants. I would like to use my knowledge, skills, and positive energy to help students meet their full potential, and provide guidance through their academic journeys.
I'm an excellent writing teacher who uses varied lessons to improve organization, development, and mechanics. I take the mystery out of writing by making the abstract concepts of writing concrete. Step by step, we use those skills to create artful composition. To improve reading, I use a wide variety of sources and topics that can capture student interest while enhancing literary skills.
As a teacher and mentor for countless students in my career, I look forward to meeting new students to share my expertise and enthusiasm. Look forward to hearing from you and investing in your future. Retiring after 39 years as a successful high school English teacher, I would like to use my knowledge and expertise to continue to guide students. Whether students are struggling with basic literacy skills, writing a … Read more
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