Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts, Albion College, Albion, Michigan Master of Science, University of Arizona, Tucson,AZ Master of Arts, Dominican University, River Forest, IL
I was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Albion College, Albion, Michigan. I earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona and a Masters of Arts degree at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. My teaching certification is from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. I am a Social Studies teacher at Leyden and have taught United States history, Political Science, Regional Studies, and Global Studies. Currently I am teaching five sections of Global Studies to freshmen and sophamores. I also have taught in Leyden's media centers as a media specialist. I have been teaching at Leyden since 1996. Reading, writing, traveling, and of course teaching, are my passions.