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BACKGROUND PERSONAL INFORMATION

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Education:  
M.S. degree in Early Childhood Special Education - Univ. of North Dakota
Teaching and Learning Certification - Univ. of Illinois

Collegiate Teaching Experience:
Illinois Valley Community College 1990-present (Oglesby, IL)
Chattanooga State Community College 1987-1990 (Chattanooga, TN)

Other Teaching Experience:
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher at Urbana, IL.
Director/Teacher at a Corporate Day Care Center in Seattle, WA
Early Childhood Teacher at a Child Abuse Treatment Center in Seattle, WA

Non-teaching experience:
Past College Supervisor of the previous IVCC Early Childhood Center - Oglesby, IL
Past College supervisor of the previous Learning Ladder Early Childhood Center - Princeton, IL
Past Member of the Bureau County Day Care Center Board of Directors 
Serve on the Tri-County Opportunities Board of Directors

Hobbies:

Traveling

Reading
Remodeling/Home Decorating

Professional Organizations/Activities:

LaSalle County Building Blocks Initiative
National Association on the Education of Young Children -
Illinois Association on the Education of Young Children
ACCESS - Illinois Community College Early Childhood Education Faculty
National ACCESS - Illinois representative 
Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) Early Childhood Panel

Early Childhood Education Dual Credit Articulation with Area High Schools
Member of the Illinois Early Childhood Advisory Group (ECAG)