I am a third grade teacher at a French immersion elementary school in the Twin Cities. I teach Math and French Language Arts.
I have a B.A. from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and an M.A in Education from St. Catherine University in St. Paul. I also completed the language immersion immersion certificate through the University of Minnesota.
Third Grade Math, Science, Social Studies teacher.
For the past 20 years, I have been engaged as an educational researcher, evaluator and professor of educational policy. Areas of expertise include education reform, policy implementation and effectiveness, post-secondary attainment and socio-economic disadvantage. My publications address the social institutions and policies designed to promote educational advancement for students, especially the socially disadvantaged. Teaching and research associations over the past 20 years include the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, University of Minnesota and Stanford University. I hold a Ph. D. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. from Lawrence University.