Eastern Elementary School
Washington County Public Schools, MD
Frostburg State University, M.Ed. (2012)
Mount Saint Mary’s University, B.S. (2005)
Assistant Principal – Washington County Public Schools, MD (Current)
Assisted in the development, alignment, and monitoring of curriculum, instruction, and assessment focused around aspects of school culture and the promotion of a vision of learning, student achievement, and best practices.
Student Achievement Specialist – Washington County Public Schools, MD (2010-2012)
Provided direct support, feedback, and professional development to all teachers in curriculum, instructional planning/effectiveness, and assessment to develop strategies that increase student achievement for all students.
Elementary Classroom Teacher – Washington County Public Schools, MD (2005-2010)
Designed learning tasks that reflected the curriculum to effectively teach and assess students in all content areas.
Maryland School Psychologists’ Association Outstanding Educator Award (2015)
Framework for Teaching Proficiency Endorsement (Teachscape – 2013)
National School Reform Faculty Coach for Adult Learning (2010)
Member of Mount Saint Mary’s University Making an Impact Panel (2015)
The School Administrator (www.theschooladministrator.com) – Contributing Writer
“Leading FAME in Your School or District” – MAG (Maryland Assessment Group) Conference – October, 2015
“Supporting teachers in using formative assessment to personalize learning experiences for students” – WCPS Leadership Council (Washington County Public Schools – October 2015
Formative Assessment for Maryland Educators (FAME) Road Trip Roundtable Presenter – “Making Connections – Formative Assessment & Standards Based Grading” (February 2015)
MSDE Formative Assessment Collaborative Work Group – “Making Connections – Formative Assessment & Standards Based Grading” (March 2015)
Mount Saint Mary’s University – School of Education and Human Services -Alumni Panelist (March 2015)
CES National Fall Forum – Using Protocols in the Classroom (November 2009)