English Teacher, Chairperson
Education: University of Cincinnati- Undergrad; Kent State University- Bachelor of Arts (Secondary Ed, English), Kent State University- Master of Arts (British Romantic Literature, Secondary Education), Ashland University-Baldwin-Wallace- Postgraduate classes, John Carroll University - Facing History and Ourselves participant (Race and Membership in America - summer 2010)
Starting Year at EC: 2001
What you like about teaching at EC: Working with the students at Elyria Catholic High School is like writing a literary work or designing a fabric of many different colors and textures. Each student offers unique pieces of personal experience that can be interwoven with his or her classmates to create a student body rich with gifts, talents, and skills. Recognizing this diversity, my job is to help guide my students to discover meanings and connections in literature, find their voice in communicating through writing or presenting, and also allow them creative opportunities for self-expression through projects, essays, and research papers.