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I am looking for a teaching position that will allow me to utilize my previous teaching experience and education to assist students in meeting their educational goals in an environment that is engaging, rigorous, and individualized. In addition, I strive to foster a love of reading, writing, and learning in all of my students.

Work experience



Turtlehut Internet Marketing, Brighton, MI
  • Created, revised, and edited website, email marketing, and social media copy for a variety of clients.

Master Teacher

Covenant House LSC High School, Detroit, MI 
  • Supervised and trained all teaching staff on all aspects of school policy including classroom management, academics, curriculum, and courseware.
  • Analyzed students’ transcripts to determine a plan of work that would result in a high school diploma. Met with students and parents to discuss graduation requirements, progress in the plan of work, goal setting, and post-secondary plans.
  • Evaluated individual student test results to provide appropriate skill remediation tutoring services and accelerated or advanced placement courses.
  • Test Supervisor/Coordinator for all state mandated testing.
  • Authored reports for the Board of Directors, authorizer, state, and public including School Improvement Plan, Annual Education Report, State of the School Report, Quarterly Operations Report, EdYES!, CNA, Schoolwide Title I, Consolidated Application.
  • Proxy for administrator.

Lead Teacher

Covenant House LSC High School, Detroit, MI
  • Team-taught ELA to students in grades 9-12.  Supplemented electronic curriculum with individualized lesson plans for approximately 120-350 students with grade level equivalencies between second grade and postsecondary
  • Responsible for all aspects of classroom management and procedures.
  • Implemented training and professional development for all staff.

Test Coordinator

Covenant House LSC High School, Detroit, MI

Identified students to be tested, trained testing staff, handled all aspects of assessment procurement, storage, implementation, and submission.

  • MME Test Supervisor 2007-2010
  • MEAP Test Coordinator 2006-2010
  • ELPA Test Coordinator 2008

Committee Chair and Memberships

Covenant House LSC High School, Detroit, MI
  • School Improvement Team, member 2006, Co-Chair 2007-2010
  • Child Study/ Intervention Assistance Team, Chair 2006-2007, trained chairs for CHLSC Central, CHLSC West and LSC Metro
  • Schoolwide Title I, member 2007
  • School Climate Committee, member 2008
  • Continuous Improvement Monitoring System, Co-chair 2008, member 2009
  • NCA Committee, Co-Chair 2009
  • EdYES! Team, member 2006- 2010
  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment Team, 2008 – 2010
  • MME Test Supervisor 2007 - 2010
  • MEAP Test Coordinator 2006 – 2010
  • ELPA Test Coordinator 2008

Assessment Item Writer - Volunteer

  • MEAP Item Writing/ Secondary Credit Assessment Team member.
  • Trained to create valid, unbiased, and reliable assessment questions based on the MMC.
  • Assisted in creating the Secondary Credit Assessments for 9th and 10th grade ELA.

Director of Education

Sylvan Learning Center, West Bloomfield, MI 
  • Trained and supervised all teaching staff.
  • Assessed students for different programs using California Achievement Test, along with sight word recognition, oral reading, and comprehension tests.
  • Reviewed student (75-100 students) progress after every 12 hours of instruction and met with parents to discuss progress, behavior, and goals.
  • Conducted conferences with students’ public classroom teachers to improve student success at both Sylvan and at their regular school.   

Lead Teacher-Tutor

Sylvan Learning Center, Brighton, MI 
  • Tutored students in academic reading, writing, ACT prep, and study skills.  Implemented lesson plans according to student’s individual plans.  Worked with a wide range of students including gifted, special education, and at-risk students.
  • Tutored adult students in beginning reading program.
  • Monitored and updated all tutoring programs for students enrolled in academic reading, writing, study skills, and ACT prep programs.

Quality Assurance Analyst -Volunteer

North Central Association 
  • Trained as an NCA Quality Assurance Review (QAR) Team Chairperson.
  • Reviewed one school as a QAR team member.

Color Guard and Winter Guard Assistant Coach

Davision High School, Davison, MI
  • Assisted with teaching and rehearsing routines for competition.



Bachelor of Science

Eastern Michigan University
  • Major in English Language and Literature
  • Minor in Psychology
  • Secondary Teaching Program
  • Dean’s List Fall 2000 and Winter 2001



Secondary Teaching Certificate

Michigan Department of Education
  • English (BA) grades 6-12
  • Psychology (CE) grades 6-12