• My Background
     
    Education & Certifications:
    • Graduated from Hilbert College with AAS Legal Secretarial Degree, 1985
    • Graduated from Buffalo State College with Bachelors of Science, Business Education Degree, 1987.
    • Earned Masters Degree in Business Education from Alfred University, 1992.
    Career/Work Experience:
    • Began teaching here (former Canisteo Central School District), Feb. 1988.
    • Worked as a receptionist to the Manager for the Bookstore at Buffalo State College for 2 years while attending college.
    • Currently the HS Newspaper Advisor, PLC Team Leader, and Secretary for the CGEA.
    • The typesetter for the Hornell High School Alumni News Journal, creating the publication in coordination with the editor, for the past six years.
    • Have been advisor in the following positions over the years:  Student Senate, Sophomore Class, Freshmen Class, Junior Class, Senior Class, NJHS 8/9 and Computer Club.
    • Recognized by Who's Who Among High School Teachers several years.
    • HS Representative for Bath Teacher's Center for many years.
    • Worked with student teachers from Alfred University for many years.
    • United Way Campaign Coordinator for two years.
    Family Life
    • In my free time, I enjoy reading, scrapbooking, gardening, and spending time with my family.
    • My daughter, Vanessa, graduated from Canisteo-Greenwood HS in June 2017 and is attending Alfred State College in the Business Administration Program; she will graduate December 2020 with her bachelor's degree.  My eldest daughter, Brianna, graduated from C-G in June 2014 and from Alfred State College in May 2017 with her Associate's Degree in Court & Realtime Reporting.  She worked as a freelance Court Reporter for Verbatim Court & Realtime Reporting based out of Elmira for one year and is currently the Front Desk Manager at The Saxon Inn of Alfred University.  
    • Volunteer work I have been involved in and/or am currently active in my community includes serving as past VP of Parent Partnership at St. Ann School; member of the Liturgy Committee & Bereavement Group/Chairperson of Bereavement Committee for Our Lady of the Valley (OLV) Parish; Eucharistic Minister and Lector at OLVParish; Coordinator of Lectors, OLV Parish;  past Secretary for Canisteo-Greenwood Booster Club; and member of Fundraising Committee & volunteering at the Hornell Humane Society with my daughters.
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    May you live a long life
    Full of gladness and health,
    With a pocket full of gold
    As the least of your wealth.
    May the dreams you hold dearest,
    Be those which come true,
    The kindness you spread,
    Keep returning to you.