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Ed.D Higher Education with a Reading Emphasis, 2019 Concordia University
Reading Specialist, 2011, Viterbo University
M.A. Ed, 2011, Viterbo University
B.A., 1997, Buena Vista University
I have 18 years of experience teaching K-12 education. I taught 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 grades in the classroom setting. For four years I was a literacy coach/reading specialist for grades 3-6.
NIACEA Award- North Iowa Area Education Award
Who's Who Among America's Teacher's- Award
My Favorite Teachers Award- given by WHO TV
Kappa Delta Pi Member, ESU 13 Reading Coaches Cadre, NeMTSS Builders Committee, NeMTSS Region 5 Committee Partner, Past- President of Delta Kappa Gamma, Member of Nebraska State Literacy Association, International Literacy Association, Iowa Literacy Association, Association for Middle-Level Educators.
Advisor for Alpha Kappa Kappa- Education Honor Society
Many other campus committees.
Reading strategies for students of all grade levels.
In my free time I like to hike, bike and swim with my family. I also am an avid scrapbooker.