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Subjects Taught
Anatomy & Physiology, Earth Space Science


1984 - Graduated from East Meadow High School, East Meadow, New York

1986 - Associate's Degree from Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York.

1989 - Bachelor's Degree from University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.

1993 - Master's Degree from the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.

2006 - Administrative Certification from the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama



1993 - McGill Toolen High School, Mobile, Alabama

1994 - Dunedin Highland Middle School, Dunedin, Florida

1995-present - Baker High School, Mobile, Alabama



I was born and raised on Long Island, a suburb of New York City. After receiving an Associates Degree in New York, I transfered to the University of South Alabama where I completed my Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science. I moved back to New York where I managed a non-profit animal adoption agency. I started my Master's Degree in New York City, then transfered back to the University of South Alabama where I completed a degree in Secondary Education. I have been teaching science at Baker High School since 1995. I currently coach girls soccer. I am currently the advisor for the Christian Club Gamma Omega Delta and the Radio Astronomy Team.  I am also the sponsor for the Senior Class.  Some of my educational experiences are as follows:

1997 - NASA Summer Teacher Enrichment Program

1998 - Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce School-To-Work Program

1998 - Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award

2001 - Christie McAuliffe National Fellowship Award

2002 - Wehrner von Braun Alabama Aerospace Teacher of the Year

2003 - ACE scholar

2004 - Toyota International Teacher Program (Japan)

2006 - University of South Alabama Student of the Year (Admin Ed)

2007 - Toyota Tapestry Award

2011 - Toshiba America Foundation Grant Recipient

2012 - ING Unsung Heroes Award

2017 - University of South Alabama College of Education Top 50 Alumni in 50 years

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