Education and Certifications

  • BA Psychology, University of Washington
  • M.Ed Learning and Technology, Western Governors University
  • Washington K-8 Certified Teacher
  • PCI Certified Parent Coach

Professional Organizations

  • ASCD (Formally Association for Supervision and Curriculum Design)
  • Learning Disability Association (LDA)
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
  • CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Handwriting Advocate (Handwriting Without Tears)

Academic Trainings

Wired for Reading (R), Lindamood-Bell Seeing Stars (R) and Visualizing/Verbalizing, Investigations Math, Number Corner, Lindamood-Bell Cloud Nine Math, Combining Art and Math, Handwriting Without Tears, 6+1 Trait Writing, Seattle Public Schools’ Science Training

Social/Emotional Trainings

Responsive Classroom, Social Thinking, Girls Aggression Conference, Character Education Conference, Creating Positive Culture in the Classroom, Love and Logic, Second Step, Parent Coaching Institute Conference

Instructional Trainings

Using Brain Research in the Classroom, Thinking Strategies, Understanding by Design, The Art and Science of Teaching, Differentiation, Critical Friends’ Group, Gender Matters

Special Needs Trainings

Dyslexia and other Language Based Differences, ADD/ADHD, Teaching Children on the Autism Spectrum, English Language Learners, Kindergarten Conference