Professional Info


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education Leadership, Research, and Policy, 2018: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Master of Arts in Education Leadership, 2010: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
  • Master of Arts in Teaching Integrated Natural Science, 2006: The Colorado College
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, 1983: University of Colorado at Colorado Springs


  • Professional Principal License in the State of Colorado, 2017
  • Professional Teacher License with Master Teacher Certificate, 2016
  • National Board Certified Teacher, 2010

Teaching and Coaching Experience:

  • Teachers Coaching Teachers Coordinator, Trainer of Coaches, and K-12  Instructional Coach (7 years)
  • Teachers Coaching Teachers K-12 Regular Education Full-Time Coach (3 years)
  • 5th grade teacher, Madison Elementary (7 years)

Teachers Coaching Teachers

Varied Experience:

  • Presenter/Facilitator of a variety of Professional Development offerings including being a certified trainer for Fierce Conversations
  • Presenter at the Teaching, Learning, and Coaching Conference (TLC):  Corwin Press/Jim Knight-2014, 2015 and scheduled for 2019
  • Presenter at Learning Forward, 2018
  • Peer Reviewer for Corwin Press, 2016
  • Corwin Press Author-preparing final revisions for The Joy of Coaching: Characteristics of Effective Instructional Coaches to be published in 2021