6433 Alabama Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111 (314) 659-8130,


University of New Orleans, Teacher Certification Program, Education
New Mexico Theological Seminary, Doctor of Philosophy, Interfaith Counseling
University of New Orleans, Master of Arts, Political Science
University of New Orleans, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy,
minor in English, minor in Political Science/Pre-Law, and 15 hours of Computer Science

Missouri Initial Professional Certification, June 2006-2010,
Special Education Mild/Moderate K-12, certificate at
LA Teacher Certificate
June 2005-2008, certificate viewable at
Praxis I scores, Reading 184, Math 182, Writing 184
Praxis II scores, Elementary Education Content Knowledge 189; Social Studies content 184, ETS Recognition of Excellence (score ranked in top 15% of all test takers who took this assessment in previous years on The Praxis Series™), Principles of Teaching and Learning (5-9), 173.

Education of Exceptional Students: Core Content Knowledge, 170, Education of Exceptional Students: MTMD, 154

PBC Institute, A Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Training Institute, NLP Practitioner certification: educating to student learning styles, 4MAT instruction, and motivational coaching practitioner training & certification
Numerous computer, counseling and corporate training-related professional development courses and certifications


  • More than five years experience teaching cross-categorical students with mild-moderate exceptionalities in Title I schools
  • Certified to teach Special Education (K-12) for all students with mild/moderate exceptionalities.
  • Successfully implemented K-3 reading and assessment programs: SFA (Success for All), Reading First (Phonics), Project Read (Phonics/Phonemic Awareness), Failure Free Reading, DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills).
  • Highly qualified according to NCLB to teach general education Social Studies (7-12), Elementary (1-8), and Middle School Social Studies (6-9)
  • Two years successful grant writing experience, finding partners in education
  • Three years tutoring experience LEAP & GEE (Mathematics, English, and Social Studies: 4th, 8th, 9th and 12th grades, Failure Free Reading for 4th Grade Students)
  • One year substitute teaching experience in Social Studies, English, Math, and Science:
    Ursuline Academy (9th-12th grades)
  • Outstanding standardized test preparation training skills: including removal of test anxiety, self-esteem building strategies, performance enhancement strategies, and "circle of excellence" training
  • Utilize Department of Education web-site for lesson plan preparation, and compliance with state standards for curriculum development in content areas
  • Positive, enthusiastic team player, highly flexible: quickly learn and adapt to changing environments
  • University of New Orleans, Teacher Certification coursework -- earned an "A" in every education class taken
  • Over 15 years graphics, multimedia, internet and networking corporate training experience
  • Over 10 years corporate training: computer hardware and software
  • Extensive journalism and debate experience, ran weekly newspaper, lead debate program


  • Provide graphic design applications and Internet services training
  • Provide technical support, office software training services for PC and Mac users, and networking services
  • Develop internet marketing, advertising and sales plans with an eye to a positive ROI for clients
  • Planned, developed, executed and delivered Internet training and assessment programs, including Dale Carnegie & Associates first online sales training project, delivered to over 300,000 clients
  • Revamped Dale Carnegie & Associates "High Impact Presentations" templates for its Product Development division
  • Trained employees on internet/intranet development for commerce for many large companies, including clients such as Monsanto, Solutia, Boeing, A.G. Edwards and Venture Stores
  • Developed long-term training and solution provider relationships with large, medium and small businesses throughout St. Louis, including such diverse clients as the Scott Radiological Group, Atkinson Group, Dale Carnegie & Assoc., Busch Creative & the Federal Reserve
  • Conducted training seminars on routers, hubs, and switches for Bay Networks, Faralon, and CISCO Systems products
  • Demonstrate & explain hardware, software and networking for Windows, Apple Macintosh, as well as Unix shell for intranet deployment
  • Project management: oversaw contractors and developers to ensure 100% satisfaction with clients' service needs



Special School District, St. Louis County

Collaborative (Inclusion) Teacher, 9th grade Appreciation of Literature, taught students with MMR, SLD, and ED on collobarative teaching setting.

Hurricane Katrina-2006

Barbe Elementary School

Inclusion Teacher , K, 1st, 2nd Grade, special education inclusion teacher; taught children with Asperger’s, MMR, SLD, and ED/BD.

2005-Hurricane Katrina

Sophie B. Wright Charter School

Teacher, 7th Grade Math. General education.


Hoffman Elementary Renaissance School

Special Education Teacher, Grant Writing, School Improvement, and Awards Committees.  Failure Free Reading™ after-school tutoring. Lead Technology Teacher.


Media Well, LLC &
Image Soup, Inc.

Corporate Communication/Multimedia Development (2005-2007)
Director of Marketing / LEAP & GEE Instructor
Instructor / Corporate Training (1998-2003),
Advertising Director / Webmaster (1996-1998),
St. Louis, MO (1996-1999), New Orleans, LA (1999-2004) St. Louis, MO (2005-Present)


Diversity University / UCAN Institute

Adjunct Professor (telnet://, taught distance learning course in Social & Political Theory, Fall 1995-1996, Spring 1996, Fall 1996-1997


VSE, Inc.

Advertising & Creative Promotions Director, St. Louis, Missouri


Kinko's of Missouri

Desktop Publishing Coordinator, St. Louis, Missouri


Kinko's of Louisiana

Custom Services / Desktop Publishing Assistant, New Orleans, Louisiana


University of New Orleans Driftwood

Editor-in-Chief, New Orleans, Louisiana (1989-1990)
Managing Editor, New Orleans, Louisiana (1988-1989)


An Inquiry Into Basic Rights: Advancing Rights in the Theories of Lomasky, Shue and Gewirth (New Orleans, Louisiana: University of New Orleans, 1993)
"The Tao of Chaos Science: An Affirmation of Kantian Subjectivism," Louisiana Educational Philosophy Journal, Spring 1990.