Degrees and Certifications:
-MA Secondary Education Language Arts - Instructional Leadership Certification -BS Secondary Education English Language Arts -National Board Certification: English Language Arts Adolescence and Young Adulthood. -Advanced Placement English Literature & Composition -Advanced Placement English Language & Composition
I have been teaching English Language Arts (ELA) for twenty-two years. I graduated from Susan Moore High School in 1997, from Jacksonville State University with a BS in Secondary Education ELA in 2001, and from The University of Alabama with an MA in Secondary Education Language Arts in 2004. I obtained certification in Instructional Leadership from the University of West Alabama in 2022. In addition, I hold the following certifications: National Board ELA Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition, and Advanced Placement English Language and Composition. I have taught all grade levels 6-12, and I taught English full time for four years at Jacksonville State University. Currently, I serve as an Alabama NBCT Network Ambassador for Region 2. I enjoy reading and attending my daughter's golf tournaments. I am excited to be teaching ELA 10 and AP Lang at OHS. We are going to have a great year. GO REDSKINS!