• Retired National Board Certified teacher with twenty years' classroom experience; in-service developer/presenter

  • Bachelor's in Secondary English Education; Master's in Educational Technology; doctorate in Educational Leadership

  • One of fifty teachers selected nationwide to travel to Japan to study its education system

  • Contributing author to a book, numerous articles, and conference presentations on education issues

  • Selected for federal intership with the U.S. Department of Education

  • Consultant for the opening of a new private Christian school; served two years as its superintendent and two years on its board of directors

  • Provide information and research to legislators on legislation related to education and parental rights

  • Part of a statewide coalition in Louisiana that fought the adoption and implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative

  • Public speaker on education issues