Education

1990 – AMI Montessori Elementary Training Certification, Washington, DC
1989 – Community College Teaching Certification, State of Arizona
1988 – M.A. English/TESL, Arizona State University
1985 – B.A. Liberal Arts/German, Arizona State University
1984 – AMI Montessori Primary Training Certification, Phoenix, AZ
1979 – University of Vienna Institute for Translators & Interpreters, Vienna, Austria

Employment

2012 – Present.  Owner/Director/Elementary Instructor

1998 – 2012.  Owner and Director/Lead Elementary instructor, Dynamite Montessori, Inc.

1996 – 1998.  Elementary Instructor, Montessori Day Schools

1996.  Summer ESL Instructor, American Language & Culture Program, ASU.  English 071 Instructor, South Mountain Community College

1986 – 1996.  Elementary Instructor, Tempe Montessori School

1983 – 1985. Primary Directress, Khalsa Montessori School

1981 – 1983. Primary Directress, Small World Montessori, Dover, DE

1978 – 1981. ESL Instructor, Refugee Learning Center, Traiskirchen, Austria.  Coordinator of English language activities with Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration

1976 – 1981. ESL Instructor, Austro-American Institute,Vienna, Austria.
ESL Instructor, Vienna Volkshochschulverband, Vienna, Austria

Languages

English – mother tongue
German – fluent
Spanish – conversational