Years in Education
Years with Yorkshire Academy
- BA in English and Classics and Ancient History from the University of Western Australia
- Grades 4–12 Teaching Degree from Western Washington University
- MLA in English from the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
Awards/Specialized Training/Inservice Specialities
- Published author and illustrator
- Apple Teacher Certification
- Education Seat on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
- Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Member
- Ocean Education and NOAA Climate Steward
- Associate Member of Women Divers Hall of Fame
- Education Seat on the Mar Alliance Ocean Research Group
- Sits on Board of the Woodring College of Education at West Washington University
- Multi-Sensory Grammar Training
- Gifted and Talented Certified
- ESL Certified
- Scuba diving and underwater photography
- Writing stories
- First nations and native american art and culture
- I am married to an incredibly supportive and patient man.
- I have three wonderful children and six incredible grandchildren.
- I have dived in all oceans of the world except the Antarctic—hoping to do so one day.
- I love to participate in long bike riding events.
- Excited to be part of Yorkshire Academy and working with fantastic students and faculty.