Work Experience

Northwestern University; Evanston, IL; August 2016-Present

District 65 – Northwestern STEM Project Coordinator

John C. Coonley Elementary; Chicago, IL; August 2013-August 2016

Middle School STEM Lead Teacher for 6th-8th grade

Graeme Stewart Elementary; Chicago, IL; August 2008-June 2013

Middle School Science and Technology Lead Teacher

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum; Chicago, IL; June 2007-August 2008

Museum Educator

Exploring plankton from the Shedd Aquarium at Stewart Elementary


Simulating a space walk at Space Camp. Team work makes the dream work!

Career Highlights

University of Illinois at Chicago Math and Science Teachers of English Language Learners (MASTEL) Scholarship Recipient

Academic Years 2014-2016, Chicago, IL

NASA Global Precipitation Management (GPM) Master Teacher Cohort

Academic Year 2014-2015

Michigan State University-Wipro STEM and Leadership Fellowship

Summer 2014-Summer 2015, Chicago, IL

Honeywelll Educators at Space Academy Scholarship

Summer 2011, Huntsville, AL

National Science Teacher’s Association New Science Teacher Fellow

Academic Year 2010-2011

Research Education for Teachers Program, International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University

      Summer 2009, Evanston, IL