Hello. I'm the Reading Specialist at Conn-West. This is my 7th year at Conn-West.
I Love Reading! "Reading Gives Us Somewhere To Go When We Have To Stay Where We Are"
I've had a long interesting and exciting career as an Educator. (45+ Years)
Positions I've held: Classroom Teacher (PreK-9th Grade), Early Childhood/Kindergarten Resource Teacher, Early Childhood Principal, Early Childhood Director, Reading Specialist, and ELL/ESL Adult Ed. Instructor. (Mid-Continent Public Library)
My Degrees: Bachelor/Elementary Ed., Masters//Elementary/Early Childhood Ed., Specialist/Educational Administration, and a Doctor of Education/Ed. Leadership.
I've also earned a Special Reading Certification (K-12).
I'm a Children's Author. Ages: Kindergarten, First and Second grades.
My Business Company: Love's Pint-Size Publishing Company, LLC.
I author The "Bella Boo" Series. The series is themed-based inspired by my own miniature Yorkshire Terrier puppy, Bella Boo who is the main character.
The other half of my life is spending fun time with my family, my volunteer projects (One Book at A Time & Birthday in A Box) and active with my Sorority (Alpha Kappa Alpha/Beta Omega).
I love playing and having fun with "Bella". (Bella Boo)
I enjoy: Reading, Writing my Bella Boo Books, Walking Bella, Hooping, Listening to Music, and watching Professional Basketball. (The NBA)