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ECE Program Statewide Credentials AAS degree Course Schedule Office Hours Resource Center ECE Resources Personal Background EMED Division

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:
College Supervisor of the previous IVCC Early Childhood Center - Oglesby, IL
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



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 Coalition of Campus Child Care Centers
Illinois Valley Director's Consortium
Early Childhood Education Tech Prep Articulation with area High Schools
Current member of the Early Childhood Advisory Group (ECAG)