• Indiana University,  B.A. English, Near Eastern Language and Culture
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, M. A. Education
  • Loyola University of Chicago, M.Ed. Administration and Supervision


  • 20 years classroom teaching 
  • SLANT certification
  • Structured Word Inquiry Courses 
  • Wright's Law Training 
  • Council of Parent, Attorneys and  Advocates SEAT training Cohort 6 (Special Education Advocate Certification)
  • All Kinds of Minds -Mel Levine training
  • Singapore Math 
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Executive Function Seminar
  • Differentiation and Teaching Gifted Students
  • Assistive Technology workshops
  • Illinois Type 75 Certification