I began a love of teaching when I was given a huge responsibility to design, develop, and integrate a curriculum with a school of 700 students ages 5-12 years. In this ongoing program of enrichment, I was a co-teacher with a staff of 30 instructors whereas I worked with and created diversity for a multicultural group of multi-tiered learners. From the challenged to the gifted, from the rich to poverty, I found talent. This spark that was in each and every child no matter their background, ... [more]
I am certified to teach in the State of Florida by the Dept. of Education in grades K-12. Teaching piano is the cognitive learning necessary to understand the theory and language of music. Reading music as applied to a musical instrument can best be demonstrated by the keyboard which is universal.
Through the University of Florida, I have obtained a degree in Vocal Performance as a Lyric Soprano, and in so doing have demonstrated the instrument through various performances, pedagogic learning, and choral direction. I teach Middle School Chorus at a public school where I have enrolled in my class 100 students in the performing arts.