- B.S. Elementary Education 1998 Messiah College
- TESOL Certification 2000,, Pennsylvania State University
- M.A. Ed. TESOL 2011, Eastern Mennonite University,
Course taught at Bcuknell University
- MUSC 231, English Language Learners for Music Educators
Activities and Interests
Works as an ESL teacher for Mifflinburg Area School District since 2000. Designated Teacher Leader in the district. Passion for teaching pre-service teachers about strategies and methods for working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children and their families. Has presented workshops for pre-service teachers at Susquehanna University for the past 4 years about working with English Language Learners. Married to Fred Lawrence of Selinsgrove; has two children, Asli, twelve and Connor, eigtht. and two pugs, Sophie and Fiona.