• M, 1999, Teaching and Learning, Harvard University Graduate School of Education,
    Cambridge, MA
  • B.A. 1998, Magna Cum Laude, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Professional Experience

Independent Educational Consultant,  2004-present.

Licensed by Research for Better Teaching.  Designed and implemented customized professional development programs for the following clients:

  • African International Association of International Schools, Nairobi, Kenya
  • American International School of Johannesburg, JohannesburgSouth Africa
  • Winchester Public Schools, Winchester,MA
  • Dover-Sherborn Public Schools, Dover-Sherborn, MA
  • Lexington Public Schools,  Lexington, MA
  • Colegio Garcia Flamenco, San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Boston Teacher Residency Program, Boston, MA
  • Archer School For Girls, Los Angeles, CA
  • Alpha Smarts Pilot Project, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa
  • Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), New York State
  • Friendship Charter Schools, Washington, D.C
  • Lighthouse Charter Academies, Chicago, IL
  • Jesuit High School, New Orleans, LA
  • Pioneer Valley Performing Arts School,  South Hadley, MA
  • Boston Public Schools District, Boston, MA
  • Benjamin Banneker Charter School, Boston, MA
  • North Middlesex Public Schools, Townsend, MA
  • Somerville Public Schools, Somerville, MA
  • Wachusetts Public Schools, Wachusetts, MA
  • Cambridge Public Housing Authority Workforce Program, Cambridge, MA
  • Josephinum School for Girls, Chicago, IL
  • Philadelphia Public Schools,   Philadelphia, PA
  • Washington DC Public Schools, Washington, DC
  • Revere Public Schools, Revere, MA
  • Danvers Public Schools, Danvers, MA
  • Orchard Garden Pilot School, Roxbury, MA
  • Brockton Public Schools, Brockton, MA;
  • Randolph Public Schools,  Randolph, MA;
  • City on a Hill Charter School, Boston, MA
  • Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, “The Bridge Program”, Cambridge, MA
  • Amani Children’s Foundation, Winston-Salem, NC 

Supervisor, Teacher Preparation Program Northeastern University, School of Education, College of Professional Studies, Boston, MA   2007-2010

Responsible for observing and evaluating the teaching of graduate students pursuing licensure in education as part of a teacher preparation program.

Teacher/Professor. 1997–2002

  • 2008-2011, Adjunct Professor, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • 2005- 2012 Adjunct Faculty, Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA
  • 2004-2005, Adjunct Professor, English Department, High Point University, High Point, NC
  • 2003-2004, Instructor and Private Tutor, New England School of English, Cambridge, MA
  • 2002-2003, English Teacher, International School of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • 1999-2002, English Teacher, Lexington High School, Lexington, MA
  • 1997, Guest Speaker, Kenya Girls High School, Kileleshwa, Kenya
  • 1997-1998, Fellow’s Assistant, Harvard Center for Study of Values in Public Life,                                        Cambridge, MA


  • 2006, Reading for the Real World, Seoul, Korea

Awards and Distinctions

  • 2009, Who’s Who Women In America
  • 2002, Harvard Graduate School of Education “Teachers As Scholars” program
  • 2003, 4-time recipient, Excellency in Teaching Award, Lexington High School
  • 1998, Senior Class Orator, Wake Forest University Baccalaureate Ceremonies