became a teacher because
someone told I could not.
you know me than you know my secret. You can't
tell by looking at me. I have a disability...
a freshman in high school I was told I was not
college material and not to set my hopes up too
since completed a Bachelors Degree from Rutgers
University, Douglass College in Psychology and
Journalism. I hold a Masters Degreee from Fairfield
University in Educational Media Technology. And
as of May 2006 I will have earned my second Masters
Degree in Teaching; concentraiting in special
road I traveled provided me with many experiences
that brought me to where I am today. My love of
technology is what lead me to my first masters
degree, while my desire to share my experiences
lead me to a career as a Media Specialist for
three years at the high school leve.
I thoroughly enjoyed working in a high school
setting and having the opportunity to work with
al students, I was eager to focus on students
who were told or thought success in life was not
in their future.
desire to work woth students with differing abilities
lead me to my career goal of being a Special Education
the future I hope to combine my two passions;
technoogy and special education, in developing
Assistive Technology plans for students and district
to ensure students with special needs are able
to learn in the lest restrictive environment while
meeting their personal and educational needs.
Outside of school I started a small video editing
business that I hope to expand in the future.
I have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy sharing
it with students and other people.
Another dream of mine is to participate and/or
develop and outdoor education program for students
education made a huge difference in my life and
I know it can make a difference to others.
is my disability... Know me by my character not