Learning Difference


1986 WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE; West Liberty, WV; Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a Concentration in Middle School Language Arts/Reading and in Middle School Science

1987 WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE: West Liberty, WV; Endorsement in Special Education K-12 

Professional Experience
2008 - Present SHANNON FOREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL; Greenville, SC; Learning Difference Program Teacher
2006 - 2008 LANGSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL, Greenville; SC; Language Arts Teacher, Single Gender Education, 6th Grade
2001 - 2005 FLOWERTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; Summerville, SC; Substitute Teacher, Permanent Substitute Teacher K-5
1991 - 1994 JOHN J WRIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL; Spotsylvania, VA; 6th Grade Teacher, Language Arts and Science
1990 - 1991 JOHN J WRIGHT MIDDLE SCHOOL; Spotsylvania, VA; LD Resource Teacher
1989 - 1990 MUSSLEMAN MIDDLE SCHOOL; Martinsburg, WV; LD Resource Teacher, Cheerleading Coach JV/Freshman
1988 - 1989  SEMINOLE TRAILS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; West Palm Beach, FL; 2nd Grade Teacher

1987 - 1988 GLOUCESTER COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION CENTER; Gloucester, VA; TMI Special Education Teacher

Current Commonwealth of Virginia, Collegiate Professional Certificate; Elementary (1-6), Middle School Language Arts (4-8), Middle School Science (4-8), Special Education (K-12)

2008 and 2018 Orton Gillingham certified

Professional Affiliations

Member International Dyslexia Association

Personal Information
Married: Robert, 25 yearsChildren: Abby, ICU nurse at Spartanburg Regional and Luke (running Cross Country and Track for Anderson University
Church Affiliation; Summit Church
Hobbies/Interests; Enjoys competing and training my horse, reading, and spending time with my family

Favorite Bible Verse; 1 Corinthians 16:14 - “Do everything in love.”