This is has been one of the most challenging, yet most rewarding periods in my entire life and career in education. I had so many new starts and new beginnings. A new city, new position, new home–you get the point, everything was new. Thankfully, despite family emergencies and relocating after being in the same place for 15 years, there were many opportunities to grow career wise and personally. Hawaii International Conference on Education: I was …Read More
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Statement: I am searching for a faculty home to use my enthusiasm, classroom management, and engagement to share my innovative teaching practices in reading/literacy, expertise in reading for diverse populations, and culturally responsive teaching practices. I am a first-generation college student, turned professor, ready to dedicate my time and share my experiences to commit to scholarship, teaching, and service to a university that is devoted to student success, and development.
It has been a BUSY, and an exciting semester. So much has happened, and I could write about so many things, but I will focus on a few highlights of my time for this Fall 2016 Semester Reflection. It has been full of learning experiences for myself and my students. The Fall 2016 semester has ended, and we survived! Although I am still on the same mission of teaching students, and pushing them to be …Read More
My first YouTube appearance (as an education professional) is now LIVE!!! Of course, I’m always critical of myself (lol), and I’m not much of a “TV” personality, but it was great to be featured on Yolanda Norman’s (known as @FirstGenCollege on Twitter) show called, #YouBelong on FirstGenCollegeTV. On the show, I give helpful advice to students who are first generation college students (from a professor’s perspective). While recording, there was so much I wanted to …Read More