City University of New York: Hunter College
January 2010 – June 2011

M.S. in Childhood Education; Kappa Delta Pi & Golden
Key International Honor Society; 4.0 GPA

New York State Professional Certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) & English Language Arts (Grade 7-12)

Pennsylvania State University
August 1995 – May 1999

B.A. in Journalism, B.A. in Women’s Studies; Minor in American Studies

Teaching Experience

Academic Intervention Services English Teacher
September 2012 – Present

Elwood-John H. Glenn High School; Greenlawn, NY

Grades 9–12

Leave Replacement Substitute Teacher
October 2011 – December 2011

Harold D. Fayette School; North Merrick, NY

Grade 5

Substitute Teacher
June 2011 – September 2012

North Merrick School District, Grades K-6, Daily

Elwood Union Free School District, Grades K-8, As Needed 

Student Teacher

January 2011 – May 2011

P.S. 21Q: Edward Hart School; Flushing, NY

Grades 1 and 4

Writing History

Freelance Entertainment Editor

February 2009 – January 2017

Discovery Girls and Girls’ Life magazines

Deputy Editor May 2006 – December 2008

Entertainment Editor October 2004 – May 2006

Features Editor, Associate Editor, Editorial Assistant
September 2000 – October 2004

J-14 magazine; Bauer Publishing; Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Staff Writer

September 1999 – May 2000

The Express-Times; Bethlehem, PA

Professional Skills

Available upon request