I am an experienced teacher with 13 years of teaching high school English, reading, drama, art history, and speech communication. I also have five years of teaching middle school and high school reading to students who struggle with comprehension and fluency. I currently teach remedial reading and career development and run the Speech Center at Southern Illinois University near St. Louis. I have a bachelor's degree in communications and two master's degrees: one in curriculum and instructio... [more]
I have taught language arts at the middle school through college level collectively for 16 years. I am also a certified reading specialist for K - 12. I have learned many effective ways of teaching vocabulary over the years and have tested ways to ensure learning.
I am a certified language arts teacher middle school through college. I also have a reading specialist masters for K - 12.
I have been using Microsoft Word since its inception decades ago and am proficient in all aspects of creating, editing, and maintaining documents as well as mail/label/merge features.
I am a certified K - 12 reading specialist and have taught language arts for 16 years, both in K-12 schools and at the college level.
I have taught high school English for 14 years, including creative writing classes.
I am an Illinois state-certified language arts/English teacher. I have taught all aspects of language arts for 15 years, including reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and literature.
I am an Illinois state-certified language arts teacher and have taught all aspects of English/language arts, including novel study and literature, for 15 years.
I created and taught a high school humanities class that focused on learning about the arts throughout history by studying cultures and their history and connection to the art they created. The time span was ancient Egypt through the modern art era.
I am state certified in theater arts and have taught high school drama and musical theater for 12 years. I directed plays, talent shows, musicals and improvisation shows for 12 years. I lead a summer theater camp for 8 - 13 year-olds for three summers at a local library and taught theater in a gifted summer program for 8 - 13 year-olds. I also performed in theater, both community and professional, for over 20 years.
I have worked in both the corporate world and the education field for over 30 years. I currently teach career planning and development classes at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville near St. Louis, MO. These classes focus on creating resumes and online profiles, business cards, portfolios, networking skills, and interviewing skills
I have used Outlook as an email application for more than 15 years, in the educational and corporate fields, as well as on my personal computers and mobile devices.
I have worked with Microsoft Windows from its inception through the current version of Windows 10 in the corporate and education fields, as well as with my personal desktops and laptops at home, for the last 30 years.
I am certified in the state of Illinois to teach speech communication and have taught it at the high school level for 13 years. I currently run the speech tutoring center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville near St. Louis, MO.