I currently work for TeacherMatch, as the Lead Teaching Mentor. I am a certified elementary teacher and ESL teacher in Illinois,
who has taught 4th-6th grade, middle school ESL, and ESL to adults. I specialize in the fields of writing, web design, ESL, technology and higher
education. I also manage ED News Daily
, and I am a blogger
for Chicago Now. I have been published and/or profiled on Linkedin Today, Linkedin's Blgo, Edudemic,
Reading Horizons, BG Patch, fhytimes, Edutopia, Elmer's Glue, Xavier
University News and more. In 2012, I featured on Linkedin's
corporate blog: An Unexpected Journey: 10 Ways Linkedin Changed My Life In One Year.
Humbled and honored, I was also interviewed by Xavier University,
discussing my life's dedication and work in the field of education, as
part of their "American Dream Project," the only collection of American
dreamers to date. I also launched and managed the first graduate advising
program for National Louis University, supporting over 2,500 teachers. I hold a B.A. in Elementary Education and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and
Instruction, with a concentration in ESL.