Areas of Expertise
contributing writer and editor of the New Generation Sunshine State Standards, writer of the Curriculum Guide and its Assessments for Duval County Public Schools, writer of Portfolio Possibilities (using portfolio assessment in the classroom.)
BA in Spanish & German from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, MASEd with Spanish from UNF in 2004.
Born in Newton, MA and attended schools in NJ, VA, SC, NC and Spain. Married with one daughter who attends UNF as an English/Mass Communications major.
Foreign Language Educators of NE Florida, Florida Foreign Language Association, Florida Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Grants and Contracts Awarded
Grant for $250 from FLENEF for Survivor: Espanol: using the TV model to promote engagement in the classroom.
Grant for $500 from FFLA, Inc. for NE Florida World Language Festival for students
FFLA, Inc. Most Valuable Teacher from 2008-2013 and inducted into the FFLA, Inc. Hall of Fame in October 2012
Who's Who Among American High School teachers 2001 & 2003