I graduated Magma Cum Laude, Program distinction from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in Chemistry; and with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education grades 6-12. While at Stockton College, I worked as a Cells and Molecules Lab Teacher Assistance, and did Post-grad research in Polymer Chemistry.
I also graduated Program distinction from Grand Canyon University in Arizona, with a Masters in Teaching.
I have been teaching at Hammonton High School, Atlantic County, New Jersey, since 1999. I am classified as a Highly Qualified Master Teacher and state certified to teach general science, biology, physics and chemistry. Therefore, I have taught a variety of courses ranging from: advanced biology, college prep physics, introduction to chemistry, to the general level intergraded science courses. I am also the National Honor Society Advisor for the Hammonton School District.
I am a member of the New Jersey State Science Assessment Committee for the Department of Education in New Jersey. This committee creates and analyzes the results of the science field tested questions for the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJASK) for grades K - 12 state assessment tests.
I am originally from southern California, but moved and raised my family in southern New Jersey.