I am currently the K-12 Coordinator of Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) in Fairfax County Public Schools in Northern Virginia. I have worked in gifted education for over 15 years in a variety of roles, including - central office, elementary resource teacher, and as both gifted and general education classroom teacher in Virginia and Maryland. I am a National Board Certified Teacher - middle childhood generalist. In my current role, I work with K-12 leaders and teachers to implement a four-level continuum of AAP services.
I have taught graduate courses in gifted education for the University of Virginia, Casenex online, and Fairfax County Public Schools. My masters degree is in Educational Psychology with an Emphasis on Gifted from the University of Virginia and I have certification in Educational Leadership program from the George Washington University.