Education

I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special, and Elementary Collaborative Education from Samford University in May of 2014. I am currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. My anticipated graduation date is August of 2018.

Certifications

Alabama State Department of Education

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Elementary Collaborative Education

Academic Language Therapy Association

  • Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT)

Google for Education

  • Certified Educator: Level I

Honors, Awards, and Grants

Professional Affiliations

  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • International Dyslexia Association
  • Academic Language Therapy Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Birmingham Area Reading Council

Professional LEarning

2018

Orton-Gillingham Strategies for Math

24 PD hours

2017

Presented PD- Fultondale Elementary School

Topic: Syllabication for Upper Elementary Students

Certified Academic Language Therapist

200 PD hours, 15 Video Demonstrations, 44 Competencies, National Exam

Google Level I Certified Educator

Online Exam

Presented PD- Fultondale Elementary School

Topic: Research-Based, Multisensory Reading Instruction

2016

Presented PD-Fultondale Elementary School

Topic: Dyslexia Awareness

2015

Presented PD-Jefferson County Schools Exceptional Education Department

Topic: Multisensory Reading Comprehension

AMSTI Training

60 PD hours

2014

Lindamood-Bell Reading Intervention Training

80 PD Hours