I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Teaching the Exceptional Child (K-12) in the areas of Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders and Educable Mentally Handicapped. In addition, I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education (1-8) from Southeast Missouri State University. I have a Masters Degree in Instruction and Curriculum from National Louis University. I also have Gifted certification (K-12) from Maryville University.
I have thirty-eight years of teaching experience, the last twenty-six with Saint Louis Public Schools. I have been at McKinley for twenty-three years.