Teacher Profile

  • CERTIFICATION

    NYS Permanent Certification in English 7-12 (May 1993)

    NYS Permanent Certification in Special Education K-12 (May 1998)

    NYS Permanent Certification in Elementary Education (February, 2004)

    EDUCATION

    Nazareth College of Rochester

    Masters in Education

    Concentration: Special Education

    **Kappa Delta Pi- International Education Honor Society

    Hartwick College

    Bachelor of Arts in English

    Concentration: American Literature

    Minor: Writing

    **Sigma Tau Delta- National English Honor Society

    **Order of Omega- National Greek Academic Honor Society

    **Dean's List

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    Twelve Corners Middle School (September 1999-Present)

    6th and 7th grade English/Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies Teacher

    Gananda Central School (September 1994-June 1999)

    6th and 7th English/Language Arts Teacher

    Middle School Gifted and Talented Coordinator

    COACHING EXPERIENCE

    Pittsford K-6 Girls' Lacrosse (Spring 2006-2016)

    TCMS Modified Girls' Lacrosse (Spring 2000)

    Gananda Modified Girls' Softball (Spring 1995-1999)

    West Irondequoit Girls' Lacrosse (Spring 1994)

    Walton Varsity Cheerleading (Fall 1992)

    PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

    New York State English Council

    Educator of Excellence Award (1998)

    New York State Council for Exceptional Children's

    Annual Convention

    **Presenter: "Teaching Gifted and Talented Children who have

    Learning Disabilities" (Nov. 1998)

    **Presenter: "Providing Instruction to Students with

    Asperger's Syndrome" (Nov. 1997)

    PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS 

    Mother of two sons, Ryan (turning 18 in June) and Tanner (turning 9 in Feb.) 

    Mother of a daughter, Marlee Paige (turning 16 in April)

    Raised in West Irondequoit, now reside in Pittsford

    Have two cool cats we took in as abandoned kittens, named Clementine and Medic