As a substitute teacher I learned that the field of education was one in which I was very interested. I began to tutor for children in foster care through Jobs and Family Services of Cincinnati, Ohio and Children's Home of Cincinnati, Ohio while pursuing my certification in Elementary Education (1-8). I also tutored students for Cincinnati Public Schools who were homebound due to medical or academic reasons. I enjoyed the one on one contact with students because it allowed me to invest ... [more]
I have a Post Baccalaureate Certification in Elementary Education. I taught the elementary curriculum for grades 1-6 for 18 years as a classroom teacher before retiring in 2009.