I earned a Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. I earned a Master’s degree in Special Education K-12 and Education Certificate K- 8 from Mercyhurst University. I also earned an ESL Certification K-12 from Penn State University. I previously taught Autistic Support Pre K- 1 at the Barber Institute for 4 years. I have taught Special Education at several schools (Perry, Grover Cleveland, Glenwood and East High School), in the Erie School District for 13 years. This is my 5th year teaching ESL at Lincoln and my 3rd year at Collegiate Academy.