Phone: 630 881 7647 (cell), 630 961 6125 (at All Saints Catholic Academy)
Degree Level/Concentration: BA - University of Minnesota – Major in Sociology Minor in History; MA - University of Minnesota – Major in Educational Administration; EDS - University of Minnesota – Major in Educational Administration; EdD– Northern Illinois University –Educational Administration
DOJ New Teacher Induction – annual 2 day seminar for teachers new to the Diocese of Joliet. Topics include vision and mission, legal responsibilities, innovative educational pedagogy, and teaching as a ministry; Guest lecturer for Benedictine University Teacher Education programs each semester discussing job seeking skills including interviewing techniques; Consultant for the Archdiocese of Chicago Area Schools Committee on starting new educational facilities and programs.
I am principal of All Saints Catholic Academy; a uniquely innovative Catholic grade school established in 2005 as the first new school in the Diocese of Joliet in 43 years. Our school serves a diverse student body and acts as a teacher education training site and lab school for several Universities.
Publications: "Flexible Reading Groups"published by NCEA in Programs That Work
"An Others Centered Curriculum" published as the curriculum map for All Saints Catholic Academy and the Diocese of Joliet