“I want the students to gain an understanding of the complexities and importance of curriculum and to love the curriculum design process.”
EdD – Seton Hall University, 2010
Among many accomplishments, one is a highlight because it comes from educators—2017 Recipient of the Friends of Educators Award.
Which classes do you teach online?
EDLP 6040: Curriculum Design
What do you want students to take away from your courses?
I want the students to gain an understanding of the complexities and importance of curriculum and to love the curriculum design process.
Why did you start teaching?
I wanted to be a teacher to help others.
What advice would you give to those considering this online program?
It helps to be organized and reach out when something is confusing.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in the area in which you teach?
A successful school leader listens!
What do you think is the biggest challenge that people in the profession face today?
The biggest challenge in education is meeting the needs of all students in the social-emotional area.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
“The World is Flat” by Thomas Freidman.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know about you.
I knew I wanted to be a teacher at the age of 5. That's when I started to tutor my good friend.