Teacher of the Year
Coats-Erwin Middle School
2011-2012 and 2014-2015
Professional Biography (2011)
Professional Biography (2014)
What influenced me to become a teacher, and in turn, remain a teacher?
Community Involvement (2011)
Community Involvement (2014)
I express my commitment to the academic and social growth of my students, and the commitment I share with my colleagues.
Philosophy of Teaching (2011)
Philosophy of Teaching (2014)
I explore what it takes to be an excellent teacher... a step above the "norm."
Educational Issues and Trends (2011)
Educational Issues and Trends (2014)
In a time when countless issues threaten the education system, I describe the issue of teacher accountability and high stakes testing.
The Teaching Profession (2011)
The Teaching Profession (2014)
How should teachers be held accountable, and what steps do I plan to take to improve my teaching?
Message to Fellow Teachers (2011)
Message to Fellow Teachers (2014)
Budget cuts threaten to cripple the educational system, so what can teachers do to still continue to grow? We are still expected to meet high academic standards, with fewer resources, so teachers must rely on each other and their vast range of knowledge to share amongst each other.