Notre Dame of Maryland University, Ph.D.
Northern Illinois University, M.S. Ed.
Towson University, B.S.
Implementing the goals and objectives of the district related to the academic, social, and emotional growth of all students. Fostering school-based staff development that optimizes the strengths of teachers in meeting the needs of their students.
United States Peace Corps Volunteer in the West Indies (1987-89)
Served as a member of an education team assigned to the island of St. Kitts.
- Nationally Certified Mentor Principal, NAESP
- 2019 nominee for the Anne Arundel County Council of PTAs Founders Day administrator award
- Past selection as an editorial advisor for Principal magazine
- Maryland Demonstration School Designation MAHPERD 1998
- Simon McNeely Merit Award MAHPERD 1997
PUBLISHED EDUCATIONAL BOOKS & ARTICLES
An Analysis of the Relationship Between the Self-Reported Shared Leadership Practices of Maryland Elementary School Principals and African-American Student Performance on the Maryland School Assessment, Doctoral Dissertation, Notre Dame of Maryland University 2012
Building A Culture of Numeracy MAESP 2020 Conference w/Kim VerMerris
Building Resilience & Grit in Children, November 2019
Using Social Media to Enhance Student and Adult Learning, MAESP conference, April 2015, concurrent sessions presenter
UDL in C&I Classes at McDaniel College, February 2014
Shifting the Monkey, presented at Edcamp Baltimore, November 2013
Guest lecturer at Anne Arundel Community College on School/Community Partnerships
Adjunct Instructor at McDaniel College, Teacher Leadership: Basic Principles
PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS/ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
Editorial Advisor for Principal magazine 2013-2016, 2020-2023
Manuscript reviewer Corwin Press & Solution Tree Press
National Association of Elementary School Principals
Maryland Association of Elementary School Principals
State of Maryland Literacy Association
International Reading Association
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Maryland Association for Environmental & Outdoor Education
Maryland Certification: Superintendent