Kaplan ® certified
Teaching & Leadership Experience
Kaplan University, Austin, TX (www.kaptest.com) 2011 – current
Trained with Kaplan methods for earning the highest possible scores on Test Day with strategies for succeeding in math related questions, reading comprehension questions, essay question, etc.
President & Board Member
Racine/Kenosha (WI) Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (www.naifa.org) 1998-2007
Led 100+ membership professional association for 2 terms as President, the first member in it’s 70 year history to serve two terms. Also served as Community Service Chair, Multi-line Chair, Program Chair, Special Event Chair and wrote/produced/presented Holiday Award Program for 100+ professionals.
Substitute Middle & High School English Teacher 1993-1998
Racine & Kenosha Unified School Districts, Racine and Kenosha, WI
Taught English and developed curriculum on the High School level.
Taught variety of classes as substitute including math, social studies, science, etc.
Sunday School Superintendent and Teacher 1989-1992
Trinity Lutheran Church & School, Racine, WI
Lead 10 teachers, 5 assistant teachers, and 100+ students in weekly lessons, performing all administrative duties, and writing/producing/presenting group presentations with 100+ students.
B.A., University of Wisconsin at Parkside, Kenosha, WI: Teacher Education grades 6-12, English
A.A., College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL: General Studies
Honors & Awards
Kappa Delta Pi – Education Honor Society
Racine/Kenosha Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors:
Local president 2 terms, Member of the Year.