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  • Illinois Principal Certification

  • Learning Behavior Specialist 1

  • Illinois Cross Categorical Certified

  • Current Level One Fingerprint Clearance

  • Interview, recruit and process new employees 

  • Experience developing budgets proposals

  • Completed a yearlong Leadership Initiative on nomination as one of the top 10% of the company

  • Local and national presenter and consultant in areas of restorative practices, de-escalation, trauma, and mental health. 



  • Masters of Arts in Education/Administration and Supervision

  • Bachelors of Science in Education (Special Education LBS1)

  • Principal/Director of Education, Regional office of education #33 Alternative schools Galesburg & Monmouth, Illinois ROE consultant (speaker and trainer) National speaker and trainer in areas of:

  • Bullying and Social Media 

  • Common Mental Health Disorders in Schools 

  • De-escalation for High School  

  • De-escalation for Middle school  

  • Grief, Loss, and Trauma (with a covid emphasis)  

  • Restorative Practices 

  • Therapeutic Boundaries 


  • Director of Education, Mingus Mountain Academy Residential Treatment Center

  • ​Special Education Instructor, Aurora Day Schools 

  • ​District 87, Bent Elementary/Stevenson Elementary. Self Contained Sped

  • Chestnut health systems, Bloomington, Illinois (residential substance abuse counselor)

  • The Baby Fold, Normal, Illinois, Residential Treatment Specialist

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