I hold a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering and a M.A.T., Secondary Education degree. I am certified to teach secondary physics and technology education, several middle school subjects and have a technology specialist certificate. I currently teach Project Lead The Way engineering courses and am a PLTW Master Teacher as well as a 2018 PLTW Outstanding Teacher in Engineering. In my fifth year of teaching at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois, I started our Girls In STEM club, run our competitive rocket club and coach our Science Olympiad team. Prior to teaching, I spent over 20 years in industry where held engineering, technical and business management roles in the aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and technology sectors.