Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
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Rio Grande Main Campus
varies by term, posted at office door
Bachelor’ degree from Ohio University in MSPR Education
Master’s degree from University of Rio Grande in Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist
Master’s degree from Salem International University in Educational Administration
I have 24 years of teaching experience in the public school system.
This is my sixth year teaching at the University of Rio Grande.
I am a graduate of Wellston High School and went to Ohio University for my bachelor’s degree. I live in Wellston with my husband, John, and my two sons Justin and Jordan. I have 24 years of public school teaching experience and also have two master’s degrees. My first was in Special Education from the University of Rio Grande and I received my second degree from Salem International University in Educational Administration. When I am not at school, I am usually going places with my family or attending a ballgame and watching my son Jordan.
Dual Licensure Program EC/IS
Presentations & Lectures
Building Bridges: Blending Early Childhood and Intervention Preparation Programs presented at the 2017 MWERA Annual Meeting
Dual Licensure Program at University of Rio Grande presented at the December 2017 meeting of the Ohio’s Dean Compact Meeting
Faculty Scholars Lecture February 26, 2019
Honors & Awards
I have been honored in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020 by student athletes at the Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night.
I received my tenure status in April 2019.
Experience & Service
24 years experience in the public schools teaching intervention classes in grades Kindergarten – 8th grade
4 years experience at the university level teaching Introduction to Education, Professional Practices, Assessment in Education, Phonics Methods and Reading Methods, and Content Area Reading classes
I have taught the Children’s Choir at my church for 25 years.
Administrative Specialist – Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development
Education of the Handicapped (K -12) Multi-handicapped
*Grades 4 -9
*Grades 5 – 12
*Grades PK – 6
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Reading and Phonics
Reading and spending time with my family.