2022 - Present

Director of Education

Mighty Writers

Philadelphia, PA

  • Manage, coach, support, and evaluate the programming team at all Philadelphia locations in collaboration with MW's director of impact;           

  • Provide thoughtful oversight and programmatic integrity across all MW program tracks by facilitating staff evaluations, conducting site observations, and monitoring student progress;                               

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, define and monitor progress toward annual program goals in alignment with MW's vision and mission;                          

  • Ensure teaching collateral is regularly reviewed and compiled into a resource guide;

  • Serve as a curriculum coach to the programming team, proving expertise and oversight and ensuring programmatic quality control.

2021 - 2022

Upper School English Teacher

The Agnes Irwin School

Bryn Mawr, PA

  • Plans coursework to introduce students to diverse literature.

  • Prepares comprehensive English curriculum for multiple classes.

  • Utilizes multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.

  • Plans dynamic lessons to increase student comprehension of books and literary concepts.

2020 - 2021

Elementary English Teacher

Mastery Charter Schools

Philadelphia, PA

  • ​Plan and prepare daily lesson plans and materials on writing, literature, grammar, and vocabulary development for a cohort of 50+ students

  • Implemented and modified instruction for both virtual and in- person students

  • Adapted and modified instruction to suit learning styles of students, including physical, behavioral, mental, and ESL challenged students

04/2019 - 10/2019

4th Grade Teacher

The School District of Phila.

Philadelphia, PA

  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on

  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for
    standardized tests.

  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and
    standardized examinations.

2018 - 2019

3rd Grade Teacher

Belmont Charter Network

Philadelphia, PA

  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.

  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.

  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.

2018 - 2019

4th Grade Teacher

Uncommon Schools

Brooklyn, NY

  • ​Implemented reading and writing lessons.

  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by the network.

  • Supervised small reading groups of students.

05/2016 - 08/2016

Summer Teaching Fellow

Uncommon Schools

Brooklyn, NY

  • Observations: observing Mentor teachers or other teachers in their classrooms

  • Teaching or co-teaching: executing lesson plans with scholars either independently or with the help of a Mentor Teacher

  • Attended professional development sessions hosted within the region by either Summer Academy Directors or the STF team


2020 - Present

Murray State University

English Pedagogy

Doctor of Arts

Murray, KY


Saint Joseph's University

Writing Studies

Master of Arts

Philadelphia, PA


Bloomsburg University


Bachelor of Science

Bloomsburg, PA

Professional skills

Writing Coursework
Literature Analysis
Online Instruction
Curriculum Development
Modern classroom technology
Classroom Management


  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate (05/2021) USF Corporate Training and Professional Education

  • Instructional 1 (08/2018 - 08/2024) Pre K - 4th Grade

Volunteer Work

Mentor for PEN America