"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one." - George R. R. Martin
I have been teaching English to gifted and talented 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at Mount Vernon Middle School since 2013. I have a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College and a Master of Education from The Ohio State University. I acquired my gifted and talented intervention specialist license from The University of Cincinnati. In addition to a passion for reading and writing, I love to travel, write poetry, and spend time outdoors!
I am also the Power of the Pen 7th grade coach. Power of the Pen meets two days a week after school starting in late September. Our 7th and 8th grade teams were ranked second in the state during the 2018-2019 competition. Last year, our 7th grade team won fourth place at the district tournament and third place at the regional tournament! Please send me an email if you would like to learn more about how to join our competitive creative writing team!