Number of Years Teaching: 10
Current School and County: Centennial High School, Fulton County
Degree(s) Earned: B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Chemistry Education, M.Ed. Educational Administration and Policy
Why do you want to be in this program and why are you excited to be a part of if?
I have been a department chair for six years and I would like to improve my abilities as a science leader. I am also interested in feeling that I am climbing a career ladder without leaving the classroom.
What qualities does a teacher leader possess that you would like to develop within yourself by the end of the program?
I would like to improve my ability to work with other teachers through mutual observations, where we work through mutual trust for improvement of myself and them.
What is a current issue in K-12 science education that you are interested in helping to solve?
I would like to work on instructional strategies that allow students to work on more inquiry-based labs and collaborative problem-solving sessions to have a more authentic learning experience and build a deeper understanding of science.