Degrees and Certifications:
BA Elementary Education MA Reading Specialist
I grew up in Barbour county, WV and graduated from Philip Barbour High School. I graduated from Fairmont University in 1997 with a BA degree in Elementary Education. I worked as a substitute teacher in Barbour and Harrison County Schools for two years. I moved to Wheeling, WV in 1999. I worked as a social worker and then an alternative education teacher in Wheeling, WV. In 2007 I earned my MA degree from West Virginia University in Reading. I currently reside in Wellsburg, WV with my husband and two sons. I worked as the Title 1 Reading Specialist for ten years. I am currently a second grade teacher at Brooke Primary South.