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Work experience

Substitute Teacher

Whitley County School District
  • Gained experience in applying various instructional strategies and classroom management techniques as a substitute teacher in grades K-12.
Jan 2011Present

Substitute Teacher

McCreary County School District
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability in temporary LBD sustitute teaching positions.
May 2007Present

Substitute Teacher

Corbin Independent School District

  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers, and school administrators/staff.
  • Quickly became a reliable resource in current substitute teaching role, typical working four days per week, much of that in special education.
Aug 2010Dec 2010

Student Teacher

Corbin Independent School District
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from supervising teachers.
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Jan 1995Jan 1998

Career Center Cooridinator

Youth Fair Chance

  • Collaborated with the United States Department of Labor and Knox County schools writing curriculum for learning based work experiences.
  • Experience teaching workplace skills classes to at-risk students with special needs.
  • Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
Jan 1991Jan 1993

Workplace Basic Skills Cooridinator/Instructor

Union College

  • Designed and instructed workplace basic skills programs for local business and industry.
  • Instructed math and reading literacy classes.
Jan 1990Jan 1991

Business Teacher

Highland Business College
  • Applied innovative instructional strategies in various business classes.


Aug 2006Dec 2010

Masters of Arts in Teaching

University of the Cumberlands
Aug 1985Dec 1989

B.S. Accounting

University of Kentucky


  • Dedicated teacher of Learning Behavior Disorders eager to begin a full time teaching career.
  • Committed to  maintaining a quality, innovative, and safe learning enviornment for that meets the diverse needs of all students. 

Core Qualifications

  • Special Needs Students/IEPs
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Classroom Management and Discipline
  • Standardized Testing/Scoring
  • Learner Assessment
  • Experiential Learning
  • Technology Integration


Masters of Arts in Teaching