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Ed.S. Instructional Technology + Media

Valdosta State University

M.Ed. English Education

Georgia State University

B.A. English Literature

Georgia State University

Work Experience

2018 - present

Library Media Specialist, Smitha Middle School

2015 - 2018

Teacher, Simpson Middle School

2013 - 2015

Teacher, Marietta Middle School

2012 - 2013

Teacher, Foundations for the Future

2006 - 2012

Teacher, North Cobb High School

2003 - 2006

Personal Chef/Assistant, Private Residence

2001 - 2003

Teacher/Debate Coach, Nova High School


Other Experience

2013 - present

Certified Instructor, Infant Swimming Resource

2010 - present

Assistant Coach, Cobb County Special Olympics Field and Track

2008 - 2013

Race Director, Warrior Way 5K


Curriculum Vitae

Leveraging a CTLS for Student Success

2023, Presenter, Smitha Middle School

Building a Culture of Reading

2022, Podcast Guest, School Librarians United

Creating a Culture of Reading

2022, Presenter, Cobb County Schools

What Can Your Library Do for You?

2021, Presenter, Cobb County Schools

Diversifying the Collection

2021, Presenter, Cobb County School District

Independent Reading and Project LIT

2020, Presenter, Cobb County Schools

Using MackinVIA Effectively

2020, Presenter, Cobb County School District

Flippin' Poetry: Using Flipgrid for a Virtual Poetry Slam

2019, Presenter, STEMapalooza Cobb County

Emedded Language in the Classroom, Part 2

2018, Presenter, Professional Learning Day, Cobb County Schools

Embedded Language in the Classroom, Part 1

2017, Presenter, Professional Learning Day Cobb County Schools

Inquiry Design in the Classroom

2017, Presenter, Simpson Middle Professional Learning Day

Using the Inquiry Design Model in the ELA Classroom

2016, Presenter, District-Wide Teacher Kick-off

RACE toward Rigor

2015, Presenter, Simpson Professional Development Day

Thematic Units Within the Common Core

2012, Presenter, TLC Conference Cobb County Schools

Heroism: Fate or Choice

2011, Presenter, TLC Conference Cobb County Schools

AP Boost Camp

2010, Presenter, AP National Conference

Increasing Sensitivity about Diverse Literacies: Dealing with Race in the Composition Classroom

2008, Presenter, International Writing Association National Conference

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