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Education and Degrees


I received my B.S. and M.S. in Education from Indiana University and hold an active secondary school teaching license. I am certified in English, speech communication, theatre, radio-TV and film production, mass communications, and ESOL instruction.

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Professional Experience


I have worked in education my entire professional career: I was a college professor for 23 years and a high school instructor for 12 years.  After I retired from classroom teaching, I worked as an educational consultant.

College-Level Teaching


As a full professor at College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL, I taught film, speech communication, humanities, and theatre courses, and directed the college's theatre​ program. 

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I retire​d from CLC in 2008 and received the title of Professor Emeritus. I continued to teach at CLC and conduct educational research until 2012.

High School-Level Teaching


Prior to my college tenure,​ I taught high school English, speech, debate, theater, mass communications, and radio-television broadcasting at Blackford High School in Hartford City, Indiana​. 

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I was also head coach of the speech and debate and served on the Executive Board of the Indiana High School Forensics Association and the Indiana Arts Council.

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I have received several academic honors including Teacher of the Year and the Indiana Mayor's Award for my dedication to the arts.

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I also served on our high school's National Honor Society selection committee. My background allows me to help students meet the NHS benchmark and compose effective application letters to their school's selection committee. 

Theatre, Television, and Film Production

In addition to teaching, I have worked professionally in theater, film, and radio-TV productions.  

Currently, I perform market research for the film industry and present film lectures throughout Lake and Cook Counties.

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ESOL Certified​


I am certified instructor and can assist English as a second language students with grammar, writing, basic speaking, pronunciation, and accent reduction. I can also prepare students for the TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Exam. 

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Grade Levels and Additional Disciplines


I work with elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult students. I only tutor subjects in which I am qualified and experienced.  If you need a math and science tutor, I can refer other teachers.  

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