About Me

I was born and grew up in Ohio. 

After graduating from high school, I served as a U.S. Air Force linguist for four years.  During this time, I lived in California, Texas, and Georgia.

I earned a B.A. in English from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio in 2002.

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I studied ESL in Madrid, Spain and attained my International ESL certification in 2003.

I taught ESL at The English House in Seville, Spain to ages 4 - adult from 2003 to 2007.  While in Spain, I studied the Spanish language.

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I earned my Masters in Teaching from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon in 2009.

I have taught ESL, Social Studies, Civics, and Language Arts, as well as Spanish.
In addition to teaching, I enjoy reading, writing, photography, physical exercise, and travel.
Cádiz España  Córdoba Spain Gaudi Barcelona  
      Cádiz, España                                     Córdoba, España                          Barcelona, España