• Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist - The Center for Effective Reading Instruction/International Dyslexia Association

  • Certified Academic Language Therapist- Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA)

  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education - U of Minnesota -Twin Cities

  • Certified Special Education teacher, grades K – 12, Mn & Tx

  • Learning Disabilities Certificate - St. Cloud State

  • Taught dyslexic students in TX for Keller ISD and Coppell ISD 

  • Taught at Orton-Gillingham Reading Specialists in Edina, MN

I have 25+ years experience as a special education and primary classroom teacher.   While in Texas, I trained as a Certified Academic Language Therapist and worked exclusively with students identified with dyslexia in grades 1-12.  I use the Orton-Gillingham approach as the base for my  teaching.  I love what I do and believe it's the best job in the world!