I began my post-secondary education at the University of Illinois. Later, I attended several different universities to further sharpen my teaching skills: Western State Colorado University, Governors State University, and Concordia University in Chicago. I am currently debating what to enroll in next.
My teaching career has spanned multiple cities, demographics, and subjects. I began in Colorado focusing on high school English and Mathematics. The next leg in my journey took me to Chicago Public Schools where I focused on various levels of Mathematics. Finally, I landed in district 218 where I now teach Pre-Algebra and Geometry at Eisenhower High School.
I am currently involved in LTAB (Louder Than A Bomb), and Technology Club.
My grading policy is as follows: 52% for CUAs, 16% for quizzes, 12% for homework, and 20% for the final exam. I strongly encourage retakes and corrections. If you have an issue with your grade, or a grade on an assessment, please come by and we can discuss ways for you to earn back points. I also strongly encourage students to attend Saturday school, utilize the Cool Place, and after school homework help. I strongly believe that education is a means to create a better future.
My schedule this year is as follows:
Period 1- Pre-Algebra in room 328
Period 2- PLP (office or room 311)
Period 3- Geometry in room 330
Period 4- Lunch
Period 5- Pre-Algebra in room 328
Period 6- Geometry in room 330
Period 7- Geometry in room 330
Period 8- PLC/PLP (office or room 311)