I have taught in Mount Vernon schools since 1996. My current assignment includes the courses of 21st Century Journalistic Writing, Publication and Design, Honors American Literature, Mystery Stories, Advanced Composition, and English I.
I enjoy advising the yearbook and newspaper. You can find our student newspaper at www.themustangmoon.com. From 2008-present, I have been on the board of directors of the Iowa High School Press Association and earned the designation of CJE from the Journalism Education Association.
University of Northern Iowa- BA Secondary English minor in Journalism (1994)
University of Northern Iowa- MA Teaching of English in Secondary Schools (2005)
I live in Mount Vernon with my husband, Darrin, and sons, Adam and Mitchell.