Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Student Teacher Supervisor

Bloomfield College
  • Observe student teachers and evaluate lessons
  • Discuss strengths, weaknesses, and ways to improve
  • Communicate with cooperating teachers to ensure a positive experience for all
Jan 1993 - Present

Writing Credits

Children's Author / Poet

·Mailbox - April/May, 2010

·Highlights – October, 2009

·Spider - July/August, 2009

·Mailbox - June/July, 2009

·Highlights High Five – October, 2008

·Tilbury House Publishers – Picture Book

          Keep Your Ear on the Ball - 2007 (Moonbeam Award Winner)

·Instructor – December, 2005

·Ladybug – July, 2005

·NJ ASK – March 2005

·ETS – September, 2004

·Highlights – July, 2004

·Ladybug – March, 2003

·Spider – May, 2002

·Once Upon a Time – Fall, 2001

·Creative Classroom - November/December, 2001

·Holidays & Seasonal Celebrations - November/December, 2000

·Holidays & Seasonal Celebrations - August/September/October, 2000

·Creative Classroom – August, 2000

·Holidays & Seasonal Celebrations - April/May/June/July, 1999

·Instructor – March, 1999

·Instructor - November/December, 1998

·Instructor – January, 1993

Dec 1973 - Jun 2007

Teacher

Belleville Board of Education - School 10
  • Taught students in grades 2, 3, and 4
  • Used a variety of materials, strategies, and techniques to address multiple learning styles
  • Worked with parents, support staff, child study teams, and administration to ensure that individual needs were met
  • Enhanced lessons with activities including art, music, technology, yoga, educational games, projects, field trips, and contests
  • Facilitated cooperative groups, centers, and class meetings
  • Attended Train-the-Trainer classes and taught workshops to teachers
  • Presented evening Family Math Workshops for students and parents
  • Led after-school student Computer Club

Education

Education
Sep 2000 - Jun 2007

Earned 200+ Professional Development Hours

Professional Development Credits
Sep 1983 - May 1986

MA

Seton Hall University
Sep 1969 - May 1973

BA, Elementary Education/Early Childhood

William Paterson University