Please consider visiting my adopt a classroom site to support student learning:


I am glad that you have chosen to visit my website! I will try to keep the information as current as possible so that it will be a good resource for you to use. Each class has its own page with links to different materials used in class. Please be sure to check the assignment calendar regularly so you do not lose track of due dates.

 I have also included some resources available to you on the Helpful Links page. This is a great way to check your citation format, get general writing tips, or find more information on a topic of interest. Please reference here often.

Want to know about me? I have been teaching at AHS/OMS since 2002. My prior teaching/professional experience was at Lexington Christian Academy—World Lit & Publications, Project Place literacy & math—adult ed, Somerville public schools 8th grade ELA, Ottoson 7th grade ELA, I went to Clark University for my BA in English,-- history & education minors. Then on to Boston College for my MA in History, class, race and gender. I grew up in Arlington MA & Waltham, MA. My hobbies and interests include: kayaking, biking, swing dancing, scrapbooking, tennis.My favorite time period/era/topic to learn about and to teach is the turbulent 60s

There's lots of info on my education page. You can read my thesis or see what's new at my alma maters.

Meeting Civil Rights & Education legend Bob Moses!