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 graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in August of 2018.


Alabama State Department of Education

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Elementary Collaborative Education
  • Educational Leadership

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
  • Magic City Literacy Council

Professional LEarning


Orton-Gillingham Strategies for Math

16 PD hours

Presented PD- Samford University

Topic: Every Choice Matters

Keynote Speaker- Samford University

Spring Awards Ceremony

Presented PD- Samford University

Topic: Effective Reading Intervention for Students with Dyslexia


Presented PD- Alabama Literacy Association

Topic: Using Procedural Algorithms to Teach Reading

Orton-Gillingham Strategies for Math

24 PD hours


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


Presented PD-Fultondale Elementary School

Topic: Dyslexia Awareness


Presented PD-Jefferson County Schools Exceptional Education Department

Topic: Multisensory Reading Comprehension

AMSTI Training

60 PD hours


Lindamood-Bell Reading Intervention Training

80 PD Hours