Welcome to my web page.  I received my Bachelors  Degree from University of Wisconsin--Madison,  my Masters Degree of Education/Reading Specialist from National College of Education in Evanston, IL., and my Reading Recovery Certification from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

My husband Stan and I moved here from Ohio  in 1994 and definitely call Wisconsin our home.  We have three children: Stuart who graduated from Valders High School and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Engineering, Elizabeth who also graduated from Valders High School and is now attending University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Catherine who is presently in the middle school here at Valders.

Currently, I am a Reading Specialist  working with children in grades kindergarten through fourth grade in a Reading Intervention program.  I see approximately 53 students in small guided reading groups throughout the day.  The students read books at their levels as determined by formal and informal assessments.  These assessments also give me insights as to the necessary skills and strategies the students need to become successful readers.