I have credentials in 7-12 Language Arts, 7-12 Social Studies, K to Adult Reading Specialist, Educational Technology and K to 6 Elementary Education. I have been teaching over 25 years. I have experience with students in Special Ed, ELL and Gifted. I have been a presenter at national and international conferences such as the International Reading Association and the National Council for the Social Sciences and local reading councils. I have also taught reading and content area reading courses for Western State University at Gunnison and am presently an online instructor at Adams State University. I have been a lead teacher for the national Teach Plus organization. I have a technology background as well and have presented at Adams 12 Highway 21 conference and was a member of an Educational Technology cadre at Cal State Fullerton in Ca. I was a K-8 technology lead teacher and coordinator. I have experience teaching grades 1 3,4,5,6,7 8, 9-12.