About Me

10 years of experience and a proven knowledge of innovative assessment, inclusive classrooms, curriculum development, and course design.

Distinguished teacher rating for 4 consecutive evaluation cycles in 2 districts. 

Two time presenter at the NCTE annual convention, contributing author for two professional development texts, co-author of Poking the Bear: A Guide for Engaging in the Conversations That Matter Most (2022).  

licenses & Endorsements

Professional Educator License (PEL)

Presentations & Publications

Skills & Abilities

Employment History

English Language Arts & Social Studies Teacher | Barrington Middle School, Prairie Campus | August 2020 - Present

English Language Arts Teacher | Kaneland Harter Middle School | August 2014 - July 2020  

Director of Curriculum & Instruction | Teach Better Team | 2019-2021  

Gifted Education Instructor | Northwestern University Center for Talent Development | 2019-2021  


Northern Illinois University | M.S.Ed Curriculum & Instruction | June 2018

Bradley University | B.S.Ed Summa Cum Laude | May 2014