Teaching Philosophy / Personal Statement
Most of my classroom students say that I am a creative, organized, enthusiastic teacher. I really enjoy the dynamics of the teaching/learning process.
B.S., George Williams College, 1974 Downers Grove, IL
*Magna Cum Laude
*Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
M.S., Western Illinois University, 1985 Macomb, IL
Previous Teaching Experience
I have experienced teaching through traditional classrooms, instructional video, interactive television, and online web-based courses.
Galesburg, IL • Carl Sandburg College
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Associate Professor, 1997-current
Behavioral and Social Sciences, Adjunct InstructorThe Children’s School, Teacher of children and adults in laboratory setting
Bradenton Public Schools, Substitute- teacher
Cedartree Child Care Center, Teacher Downers Grove, IL
Highland Elementary School, Student- teacher
Ebronix Learning Center, Tutor
George Williams College, Peer tutor
Memberships / Awards
PEO, Philanthropic Educational Organization
NEA, National Education Association
IEA, Illinois Education Association
Nominee, Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year
Volunteer, Head Start
I currently teach General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Child Psychology.
As a lifelong learner, I continue taking courses and attending conferences about human development in all areas – physical, cognitive, social, and emotional.