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Work experience

Aug 2010Present


Corinth Holders High School: Johnston County Schools



I am a 14-year veteran teacher seeking a math teacher position where I can motivate and educate students in mathematics that will prepare them for the challenges of the 21st century workforce.I am passionate about using new technology and new methods of teaching that are more relevant to our students and how they learn.


Published 2 lesson plans on the learnNC website Summer 2004

The lesson plans correlated Algebra 1 and ESL objectives.

Professional Development

MINDSET Curriculum Training

NC State University                                                                                    Summer 2010

            A nine day institute for a math curriculum that uses decision making tools from Industrial and                Systems Engineering and Operations Research in a fourth-year high school mathematics curriculum.

Mathematics Leadership Institute

NC Department of Public Instruction                                                Summer 2008

A three-day institute with various sessions involving deconstructing standards, new math standards, and new technology to use in the classroom.

Geometry SITE Workshop

Center for Science and Mathematics Education                              Summer 2007

Attended a week-long workshop on the new Geometry standards, and techniques for better teaching of these standards.

 Advanced Functions and Modeling Training

North Carolina School of Science and Math                                    Summer 2006

Attended a week-long workshop on the new standards for AFM, and how to incorporate real life situations into the curriculum

Training for Integrated Math

                        Training for Integrated Math 1                                        Summer 2002

                        Training for Integrated Math 2                                        Summer 2003

                        Training for Integrated Math 3                                        Summer 2005

                        Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

  Attended NIA/NASA Summer Teachers Workshop                                Summer 2005

            NCSU, NC A&T, NASA Langley Research Center

A two-week workshop designed to develop ways to incorporate NASA technology and information in math and science curriculum

Attended ESL SIOP Academy                                                    School year: 2004-2005

            Three-part workshop designed to introduce teachers to the SIOP model of  teaching ESL classes.           

Attended North Carolina ESL/LEP Academy                                          Summer 2004

A workshop designed by NCDPI to highlight the needs of LEP students and design lesson plans to correspond with content objectives and ESL objectives

Middle Grades Math                                                                                  March 2003

            Added to my “A” license in March, 2003

Attended Problem Based Learning Institute                                            Summer 1998

      A workshop in Problem Based Learning, given by the Center of Excellence for    Research, Teaching, and Learning

Technology Experience

Experience with educational software: SMART Notebook, School Center, NC Wise, Integrade, Access, Thinkwave and textbook specific software

Experience with IBM and PC software: Microsoft Works, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and Lotus WordPro

Experience with Apple and Mac software

Experience accessing the Internet through various search engines

Experience working with TI-81, TI-82, TI-83, TI-84, and TI-Nspire graphing calculators, TI Connect software, and TI TV presenter

Other School Responsibilities

Math Department Chairperson, Corinth Holders High School, 1 year

Member of School Improvement Team, Corinth Holders High School, 1 year

Co-sponsor of Key Club, Corinth Holders High School, 1 year

Co-sponsor of Key Club, Clayton High School, 4 years

Co-sponsor of National Honor Society, Clayton High School,  2 years

Assistant Coach, JV Cheerleading, Reynolds High School, 4 years

Member, Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society, 14 years

Member, North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 14 years