I have a bachelor's degree in sociology/anthropology and elementary education from Lycoming College. I am currently working on a master's degree in Instructional Technology through Wilkes University. I hold certifications in elementary education and as a program specialist in English as a second language. I have been teaching since 2001. I taught English as a second language in the Philadelphia School District at the elementary and high school levels and at various districts through BLaST. I have been educating students at the Towanda Area School District as an ESL teacher since 2015.