Associate Professor of Biology
Weaver Hall W-31
217-525-1420 ext 3255
Illinois College, BA 1969
University of Mississippi, MCS 1972
Continuing Education hours, 51
10 years of teaching at Benedictine University at Springfield
33 years of teaching high school
20 years of teaching junior college
2 years college teaching lab assistant
SCI La Fata Distinguished Faculty Award 2007-2008
Inventory of public recreation lands in Illinois / Bureau of Location and Environment ; Karen Ackerman, Richard Rossetto, George B. Rose
Illinois Math and Science Academy Award of Excellence 1992
Illinois State Board of Education: State Consulting Teacher
Brown and Buddinger, Springfield, Il.
(science literature and questions)
A basic lecture format is used with many forms of technology applied. Complementing the lecture format are cooperative learning methods to allow students to be involved in classroom interactions. Students are encouraged to ask questions and relate personal experiences to the topic of discussion.
Walking, yard work, travel, women’s fast pitch softball instructor; softball coach.